Antonio Martin shooting: Watch a live stream from St Louis, Missouri

Live stream from the aftermath of another fatal shooting of a black teenager by a police officer

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The Independent US

Police in St Louis, Missouri, have confirmed reports that an African-American teenager was fatally shot by a policeman at a gas station in one of the city's suburbs.

The shooting of the teenager, identified locally as Antonio Martin but not yet confirmed by police, occurred in Berkeley late on Tuesday evening, just a few miles from Ferguson where another unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, was killed by a white police officer in August, setting off protests and riots both in Missouri and across the US.

A statement from the St. Louis County Police said that at 11:15pm local time, a police officer with the City of Berkeley was on a routine business check at a Mobile Gas Station when he saw two males outside of the building.

 

"The Berkeley Police Officer exited his vehicle and approached the subjects when one of the men pulled a handgun and pointed it at the officer," the statement read. "Fearing for his life, the Berkeley Officer fired several shots, striking the subject, fatally wounding him. The second subject fled the scene".

Video shows confrontations between police and local residents in the aftermath of the shooting.

The live stream came from @stackizshort, a citizen journalist & activist in Ferguson, Missouri.

The live stream is now over. To read the latest news from Berkeley, click here.

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