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A young boy looks at a man with gunshot wounds lying in a parking lot after a shoot out with police along West Florissant Street during a demonstration to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown on Sunday in Ferguson, Missouri. The shooter is listed in critical condition in an area hospital. Michael Brown's death sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson and drew nationwide focus on police treatment of black offenders. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
A young boy looks at a man with gunshot wounds lying in a parking lot after a shoot out with police along West Florissant Street during a demonstration to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown on Sunday in Ferguson, Missouri. The shooter is listed in critical condition in an area hospital. Michael Brown's death sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson and drew nationwide focus on police treatment of black offenders. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Update: On Monday afternoon, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger issued a state of emergency after protests in Ferguson turned violent.

A night of mostly peaceful protests were marred when a young man, who police say opened fire on undercover officers last night, was shot and is in critical condition.

The shooting happened after two groups of people exchanged fire near where hundreds were marking the one year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown, with a peaceful protest. St. Louis County Police Chief, John Belmar, said that those who were shooting "were criminals, they weren't protestors."

Just a few hours later, very early this morning, a 17-year-old and a 19-year-old walking near the Michael Brown memorial were wounded in a drive-by shooting.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks to Jowcol "Boogie D" Dolby, a DJ and program director for two St. Louis radio stations, Hot 104.1 and Old School 95.5, about the protests, the shootings overnight, and how things have changed in Ferguson and St. Louis, one year on.

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  • Jowcol "Boogie D" Dolby, a DJ and program director for two St. Louis radio stations, Hot 104.1 and Old School 95.5. He tweets @boogied_.

This segment aired on August 10, 2015.

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