Another 18 year old African American shot in Berkeley, Missouri by Police officer

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Weeks after the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, police in another St. Louis suburb have reportedly shot and killed an 18-year-old black teenager at a gas station. A statement released by the St. Louis County Police says Martin was shot after he pulled a gun and pointed it at officers as they approached him outside the gas station;

“Fearing for his life, the Berkeley officer fired several shots, striking the subject, fatally wounding him,” the statement said.

A second person reportedly fled the scene. Police have recovered the gun they say belonged to Martin. An investigation into the incident is ongoing. Crowd is already gathering at the scene.

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