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Protesters Taunt Police After Fatal Shooting Near Ferguson

A suburban St. Louis police officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him at a gas station late Tuesday,

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Police stand guard following a fatal shooting at a gas station in Berkeley, Mo. on Dec. 24.

A suburban St. Louis police officer shot and killed a man who according to reports, pointed a gun at him at the gas station late Tuesday.

David Carson / St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Toni Martin, front center, cries out as she talks to police at the scene where she says her son was fatally shot Tuesday at a gas station in Berkeley, Mo. Authorities did not immediately identify the man who was shot, but the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Martin, said the victim was her son, Antonio Martin.

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Police photograph a gun on the ground following a shooting at a gas station in Berkeley, Mo. St. Louis County police say a man who pulled a gun and pointed it at an officer has been killed.

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Police try to control a crowd Wednesday on the lot of a gas station following a shooting Tuesday in Berkeley, Mo.

A crowd of about 100 people were gathered early Wednesday at the scene, a few miles from Ferguson, where a white police officer fatally shot black 18-year-old Michael Brown in August.

David Carson / St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Police try to control the crowd Wednesday on the lot of a gas station following the fatal shooting.

Protesters gathered early Wednesday milled around the pumps at the station, some taunting and yelling at police officers.

David Carson / St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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A police officer with a fire extinguisher stands in the broken out entry to a QuikTrip following a shooting nearby Tuesday in Berkeley, Mo.

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