Man in Critical Condition After Being Shot by Ferguson Protester; Police Deployed Tear Gas After Curfew

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A man is in critical condition this morning after being shot by a protester during an act of civil disobedience to the curfew imposed by Ferguson police. The details were given during a very early morning press conference where State Trooper Captain Ron Johnson spoke to reporters.

Watch the press conference below:

Also read: A timeline of the night’s events via Twitter

I’m sure many of those supporting the Ferguson protesters will contest the account, and I can even foresee some conspiracy theories popping up – like for instance, that it was the police that surreptitiously shot the man in order to give them reason to attack. But that’s crazy conspiracy theory talk and certainly not worthy of this noble blog, so shut up!

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