Man shot, killed in Ferguson apartment complex

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FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – A shooting in Ferguson has tensions riding high between residents and police in north St. Louis County. Saturday afternoon a police involved shooting occurred at the Canfield Green  apartment complex in the 2900 block of Canfield. Police say an officer from the Ferguson Police Department was involved in shooting at the apartment complex that left one man dead... Following the shooting a large crowd of residents from the apartment complex gathered at the crime scene in the middle of the apartment complex. In response to the crowd Ferguson police request additional help for crowd control from St. Louis County Police... The NAACP has also asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation to intervene in the investigation. The president of the St. Louis County NAACP Missouri State Representative Ester Haywood released the following statement: “We are hurt to hear that yet another teenaged boy has been slaughtered by law enforcement especially in light of the recent death of Eric Garner in New York who was killed for selling cigarettes... I have spoken directly with St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, and I am confident that both he and his department will ensure that the investigation is conducted properly and that all details are kept transparent.”