Here & Now Here & Now

Support the news

Man Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting In St. Louis05:41

This article is more than 6 years old.

Authorities in St. Louis say a man has been shot dead by police after brandishing a knife at officers. The shooting took place in the north St. Louis area, a few miles from the suburb of Ferguson, where there have been protests for more than a week following the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer.

The Wall Street Journal's Ben Kesling tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson that it's not clear if the shooting today has any connection to the protests in Ferguson.


This segment aired on August 19, 2014.

Support the news

Support the news