Missouri crowd after shooting: 'Kill the police'

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A law enforcement spokesman says a large crowd has confronted officers, yelling such things as "kill the police" after a police officer fatally shot a male in a St. Louis-area neighborhood.

St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman says shots were heard at the scene Saturday afternoon in Ferguson, a few miles north of downtown St. Louis. Schellman said "a couple hundred people" came out of nearby apartment buildings after a Ferguson officer shot the male. He didn't identify the person or say what prompted the shooting.

Schellman says there were no reports of additional injuries at the scene, and the crowd was under control by 5 p.m. About 60 other officers initially responded to the area.

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