Missouri police shooting draws protesters from near and far, highlights larger frustrations

  • by: DAVID A. LIEB , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 17, 2014 - 5:25 PM

FERGUSON, Mo. — Protesters who have for days lined a busy suburban St. Louis street not far from the place where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have walked from nearby apartments, driven from neighboring communities and flown in from states hundreds of miles away. Some are young parents carrying infants. Others, college students. Retirees. Professionals taking a break from their jobs.

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