9 arrested as protesters, police clash after shooting - KMOV.com

9 arrested as protesters, police clash after shooting

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Protesters and police clashed near the intersection of Page and Walton a few hours after an officer-involved shooting near that intersection Wednesday.

Demonstrators gathered after an officer shot and killed 18-year-old Mansur Ball-Bey while executing a search warrant. Police said Ball-Bey pointed a gun at the officer who fired the shots.

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Officer lined up on Page as protesters gathered around 7:00 p.m. Some protesters threw rocks and officers deployed teargas. Demonstrators also briefly blocked the street.

Nine people were arrested. A car and several buildings were set on fire. Police also received reports of businesses being broken into.

Protesters originally assembled at the intersection in the late morning and afternoon to protest the shooting. 

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