Riot police trampled an elderly woman in St. Louis as activists poured into the streets to protest a white former officer's acquittal for the shooting death of a black man.
Judge Timothy Wilson ruled that an audio recording of Stockley declaration that he was going to "kill this motherf*cker" was only an "ambiguous" statement that was not a definite desire to kill.
During the protests that followed, multiple camera angles show shocking video of riot police trampling a white-haired woman.
Fox 2 captured aerial footage of the incident:
Watch the lady wearing red in the bottom right of the screen. Police using pepper spray on protesters marching aft… https://t.co/iKTR18QWwb— FOX2now (@FOX2now) 1505514290.0
A second image captures the mauling from the ground:
Witnesses claim the woman was arrested.
St Louis police arrested this elderly woman whose only crime was that she wasn't able to move fast enough when the… https://t.co/hrZi27eMMA— Keith Rose (@Keith Rose) 1505522301.0
Another round of protests are expected this evening, resulting in the cancellation of a Live Nation concert featuring U2.
"We have been informed by the St. Louis Police Department that they are not in a position to provide the standard protection for our audience as would be expected for an event of this size," U2 and Live Nation said in a joint statement.