BREAKING VIDEO: Protester Run Over By Car, Shots Fired as Protesters Mark Two Year Anniversary of Mike Brown Death in Ferguson, MO
A car ran over a protester standing in the middle of West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri Tuesday night and drove on. Moments later as the protesters gathered to tend to the run-over protester gun shots were fired. The panicked protesters scattered. It was not clear if it was a protester firing or if the protesters were being fired on. There are some claims the gun shots were directed at the hit and run driver.
There no initial reports of anyone wounded by the gunfire.
Video of the incidents was posted to UStream by MissJupiter1957:
Police confirmed that shots were fired.
— Courtney Bryant (@CourtneyDBryant) August 10, 2016
“#BREAKING Police in #Ferguson confirm shots fired near demonstration for Michael Brown. No word if anyone was hit.”
“Man was hit by car in #Ferguson. He has been taken to car and is being driven to hospital right now.”
— Robert Cohen (@kodacohen) August 10, 2016
“Man hit by passing car at #MikeBrown protest in #Ferguson is carried to safety as shots fired at car.”
No one injured by gunfire. Demonstrator struck by car taken by friends to hospital. 2 others transported by EMS for observation. #Ferguson
— stevegiegerich (@stevegiegerich) August 10, 2016
“No one injured by gunfire. Demonstrator struck by car taken by friends to hospital. 2 others transported by EMS for observation. #Ferguson”