BREAKING: If You Shoot At Police Officers, They Will Shoot Back At You Posted by Bob Owens on October 10, 2014
Last night, a protest turned violent 24 hours after Vonderrit Deondre Myers was shot and killed by a St. Louis police officer working a neighborhood patrol while off-duty and in uniform.
The veteran officer chased a trio of individuals after than ran from him, and held his fire, even after seeing what appeared to be a gun in the possession of one of the men. He only returned fire after that man— Vonderrit Deondre Myers—spun around and fired three shots, attempting to kill the officer. Myers would have likely fired more shots, but his stolen gun jammed.
The veteran officer fired 17 shots back at Myers, striking him “seven or eight times.” All but one of the bullets struck Myers
It`s a clear case of this young man being gunned down by an insensitive white officer who was off-duty,” Akbar Muhammad, part of a coalition seeking justice in the Brown shooting, told CNN affiliate KTVI. “