FERGUSON, Mo. -- The St. Louis County NAACP says it wants the FBI to investigate the death of a teenager shot by police.
St. Louis County police say a large crowd confronted officers, yelling such things as "kill the police" after a police officer fatally shot a male in a St. Louis-area neighborhood Saturday. Police haven't identified the victim or said what led to the shooting.St. Louis County police were called in to investigate.
John Gaskin, a member of the St. Louis County NAACP, says St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar told the organization's officials the person killed was a teenager.
Gaskin says the NAACP chapter wants the FBI to handle the investigation into the fatal shooting to ensure a thorough, transparent investigation.