Two Officers Shot In Ferguson [Updated With Video]

Two police officers were gunned down outside the Ferguson, Missouri police department late last night, during a “mostly peaceful” protest:

A 32-year-old officer from suburban Webster Groves was shot in the face and a 41-year-old officer from St. Louis County was shot in the shoulder, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said. Both were taken to a local hospital, where Belmar said they were conscious. He said he did not have further details about their conditions but described their injuries as “very serious,” but not life-threatening.

Authorities are searching for the gunman. No suspect has been identified. …

Police dressed in riot gear dragged the injured officers to safety. …

“This is what they wanted to happen,” one Ferguson officer said, according to The Times.

After the shootings, protesters taunted the police officers who remained at the scene.

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Well done, Eric Holder! Al Sharpton, you can take a bow, too.

UPDATE: This crude video was being filmed as the shots were fired. It lends immediacy to the disasters that Eric Holder and Al Sharpton have wrought. Profanity warning:

Protestors block a police vehicle from entering the City of Ferguson Police Department and Municipal Court parking lot in Ferguson Missouri

Two officers shot

Bloodstained police helmet

Bloodstained police helmet

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