UPDATED: Monday, Aug. 10, 2:40 a.m. local time: St Louis County Chief addresses the media in regards to man shot by officers.

A tense standoff between protesters and authorities on West Florissant Street in Ferguson, Missouri turned chaotic Sunday night when gunfire rang out. St. Louis County PD later reported it was an officer-involved shooting and one person was hospitalized

At 2:30 a.m. local time, St Louis. County Chief Jon Belmar told the media 40-50 shots were fired during a short space of time in a gun battle on the streets of Ferguson on Sunday night. “There was a remarkable amount of gunfire,” Belmar said Read more…

More about Protest, Us World, Ferguson, Michael Brown, and Gunshots

Original article:  

Teenager shot by police after Ferguson protests end in gunfire