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Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters in St. Louis Suburb Where Unarmed Teen Was Shot Dead

A second night of violence in Ferguson

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Police used tear gas and fired “beanbag rounds” late Monday to disperse a restless crowd in the St. Louis suburb where unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer over the weekend.

In a second night of violence, streets were closed off around a gas station store in Ferguson, Missouri, that had been burned on Sunday. Police told crowds and reporters to leave the area. A shoe store was looted, according to NBC station KSDK. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson told The Associated Press that officers responded after gunfire came from the crowd…

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