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Missouri police, protesters clash after teen shot dead

Published:Thursday | December 25, 2014 | 11:02 AM

United States police have clashed with protesters in Missouri after an officer shot dead a black teenager close to where another black youth, Michael Brown, was killed in August sparking national protests.

A crowd of about 100 gathered at the scene in St Louis early yesterday after scuffles the night before.

Police said the man who was shot, 18-year-old Antonio Martin, had pointed a gun at the police officer.

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