Protests resume over acquittal of St. Louis officer

13 arrests in St. Louis in protests following officer's acquittal

Videos obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch provide new insight into a fatal shooting that led to first-degree murder charges against Stockley, who was carrying a personal assault rifle against police policy.

Protesters marched through St. Louis' posh Central West End and the trendy Delmar Loop area of nearby University City on Friday and Saturday. Anthony Lamar Smith was killed in 2011 during a confrontation with police. Smith drove off and a auto chase ensued. Judge Wilson didn't believe the allegations because he said Smith was a drug dealer and it would be unusual for a drug dealer not to carry a gun.

In 2011, Stockley shot Smith after a two-minute police chase. Prosecutors argued that Stockley planted a weapon in Smith's vehicle, but the judge believed the gun belonged to Smith.

There are many troubling aspects to this case, not the least of which is the fact that Stockley's DNA was found on the suspect's gun, but no trace of the suspects DNA was discovered. "All the actions that he did he gotta be held accountable for..." And he joins us now to talk about what he saw. The U.S. justice system is broken and needs to be fixed, he said. "We out here, these laws not made for us". It was against department policy for Stockley to carry the personal firearm.

Stockley then approached Smith's auto and fired into it five times, striking Smith "with each shot", according to the document, killing him.

Hundreds attended a rally Monday night outside the jail in downtown St. Louis.

More than 80 people were arrested on Sunday night as protests in St Louis over the acquittal of a white policeman who had shot a black man turned violent for a third night running. But as the night wears on, a subsection emerges, a different crowd more willing to confront police, sometimes to the point of clashes. On Sunday night, 123 people were arrested after a smaller group of protesters that remained on the streets after the more organized demonstrations wrapped up broke business windows downtown, smashed concrete pots, and threw things at officers. Sunday's arrests again followed earlier peaceful, and far larger, protests.

"I want him to be aware of what happened and aware of the problems out here before he gets older", he said. "It was like Rodney King".

Bradley said he brought the little boy with him to see what was happening.

The mayor says she's planning to meet with protesters.

On Saturday, both U2 and Ed Sheeran called off weekend shows citing safety concerns after police said they could not provide sufficient protection. "The police department is charged with protecting the public first, protecting property, and also a duty to protect their officers". "Frustration, anger, hurt, pain, hope and love all intermingle".

Emmennegger is one of the founding families of St. Louis" "We Stories'. "Our streets!" at protesters.

The protesters were met with a heavy police presence.

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