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  St. Louis Protesters Surround Mayor’s House, Clash With Police Following White Officer’s Acquittal
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Last EditedIndyGeorgia  Sep 17, 2017 12:14am
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AuthorElliott Hannon
News DateSaturday, September 16, 2017 06:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionLargely peaceful protests Friday afternoon in St. Louis gave way to nighttime clashes between demonstrators and police in response to Friday’s acquittal of a white police officer for shooting and killing a black motorist in 2011.

Roughly 1,000 protestors gathered around the house of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and broke two windows and threw paint on the house, before police intervened, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Nine officers were hurt and 32 people were arrested during the skirmishes, according to the St. Louis Police Department.
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