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Looting, protests reignite over shot black teen

Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 00:55

Protesters clash with riot police in Missouri for another night of civil unrest over the shooting death of Michael Brown. Linda So reports.

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Looting and violence return to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. Riot police use tear gas to disperse a crowd near a liquor store after protesters threw bottles at police. Tensions flared once again after police on Friday released surveillance video that allegedly shows Michael Brown robbing a convenience store minutes before he was shot dead by a police officer. Looters targeted that store overnight and ransacked it. Some in the community are trying to help stop the violence by guarding stores. SOUNDBITE: PASTOR DERRICK ROBINSON, SAYING: "We do not want to have a bad reputation for our community." The officer who shot the unarmed black teen has been identified as 28-year-old Darren Wilson. Police say the officer had no idea Brown was a robbery suspect before he encountered the 18-year-old walking in the road. The deadly altercation that followed sparking a week of racially charged protests in Ferguson.

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Looting, protests reignite over shot black teen

Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 00:55