Shots Fired in Ferguson, Local Politician Caught in the Middle


There was a shooting incident earlier today in Ferguson, Missouri. One person was injured, and one of the people caught in the middle was a local politician who tweeted what had happened to her.

Assemblywoman Maria Chappelle-Nadal tweeted earlier today that shots were fired in her direction and she had to run for cover:

A St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter on the ground provided more details about the incident, including an eyewitness account that the shooting was carried out by eight black men dressed in black clothes:

You can watch Fox2Now’s report here:

Update- 10:37 pm: The Ferguson PD said later today the man shot and injured had died:

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