US police: Man shot near Ferguson protest critically injured

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By Jim Salter and Jim Suhr, Associated Press

Andre Anderson

FERGUSON, Missouri (AP) — A man who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on the anniversary of an unarmed black teen’s death was critically wounded when the officers shot back, St. Louis County’s police chief said early Monday.

Chief Jon Belmar said at a news conference that officers had been tracking the man, who they believed was armed, during a protest marking the death of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old whose killing by a …read more

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