Posted 36 days ago
At least four police officers in St. Louis, Missouri, were shot and another was killed in Las Vegas on Monday night, according to multiple reports.
The shootings come amid days of protests and violent riots in dozens of cities as law enforcement struggles to enforce curfews and prevent looting. Early reports say a U. S. Marshall was killed in Las Vegas after being shot in the head outside a federal courthouse and police have reportedly confirmed he is still on life support. Four St. Louis officers were also shot, according to multiple local reports, but all remain conscious and are expected to recover.
Breaking: A U. S. Marshal has died after being shot in the head outside a Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas, Nevada.
What a crazy day. In a matter of hours I go from covering kumbaya, puppies & rainbows, police marching arm in arm w/ protesters, we can get through this, to covering a full-scale riot in downtown St. Louis with 4 police officers shot. Contrast to these photos is stunning to me. pic.twitter.com/mY9BBQsjTt
The shooting in St. Louis came during a prolonged shootout between police and an unknown number of rioters early Monday morning. Numerous videos on social ... (Read more)