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Social media rumors differ from surveillance evidence says Chief Jon Belmar

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BERKELEY, Mo. (KMOV)--Rumors began circulating on social media shortly after Tuesday's the officer involved shooting at a Berkeley Gas Station.

"I've already seen through social media that this officer stopped him, frisked him, killed him in cold blood," says St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. "Well that's not what you're going to see when you see this video."

Unfortunately, many social media posts create a much different picture than what surveillance cameras captured. 

Police are cautioning the public to wait for the facts before jumping to conclusions. 

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