A demonstration in Ferguson on the anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, culminated in gunfire last night:
A day of peaceful vigils to mark the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s shooting death turned ugly late Sunday when protesters threw rocks and bottles at officers, and police critically injured a man who they say fired at them.
The unidentified man in his 20s was undergoing surgery early Monday.
He unleashed a “remarkable amount of gunfire” against the officers using a stolen handgun, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said.
Sen. Claire McCaskill took the “mostly peaceful” angle:
That probably could have been worded better:
Maybe she’s still too distracted by Game of Thrones to tweet clearly.
What a coincidence!