Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday while demonstrators were gathered across the street – an attack the county police chief described as “an ambush” that could easily have killed both men.
A fatal shooting between Denair and Hughson remains a mystery, but authorities have identified the victim as a 25-year-old man. And investigators believe there was a second shooting victim, a man who suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
On a dance floor filled with shuffling clumps of self-conscious teenagers, they were easy to spot. They were the ones having fun. The small crowd of merrymakers arrived in one van with Beyer High PALS volunteer Katarina Argandar, joining other Beyer Patriots at the school’s Winter Formal on Saturday night.