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Looting Reported as Riot Police Called to Ferguson Protests

Protests over the slaying of a teenage boy reportedly turned violent on Sunday evening in the Missouri city of Ferguson.

On Saturday afternoon a police officer shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was unarmed at the time, setting off a wave of protests. Read our extensive coverage of the incident here.

Portions of the crowds gathered for a vigil on Sunday have reportedly turned violent. Footage emerged on social media of crowds swarming a QuickTrip convenience store, looting and causing damage:

Video from the scene as well:

The latest on-scene reports indicate the QuickTrip is now “burning,” and rioters have moved on to other local shops.

Others have reported seeing protestors hurling rocks at passing police vehicles:

KMOV-TV alleges that protestors also smashed out a window of their live news truck.

According to multiple outlets, riot police have been called to the scene.

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