Unfortunate black teen killed by white police officer in St. Louis

December 24, 2014 12:40 pm

It is really so that a was killed by a white police officer in St. Louis.
 
It all seems like all the protest isn’t working because another black teen has been
killed by police. The 18 year old was killed outside a gas station in
Berkeley,
Mo., about 2 miles west of Ferguson yesterday Dec. 23rd
From NY Daily News

An outraged crowd of
about 60 people gathered behind police crime scene tape early Wednesday
morning as the body of Antonio Martin, 18, lay in the parking lot in
front of the Mobil on North Hanley Rd for more than two hours,
according to eyewitness reports.

Police allege that Martin
drew a handgun on the officer as he approached during a routine patrol.
Witnesses saw a weapon at the scene next to the body.

 The officer fired several shots, fatally wounding him, according to the St. Louis County Police Department.

Fearing for his life, the
Berkeley Officer fired several shots, striking the subject, fatally
wounding him,” police said. “The second subject fled the scene.”

 Toni Martin, the victim’s mother, said her son was with his girlfriend at the time of the shooting, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

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