Security guard shoots man at Ferguson apartment complex

2 years 11 months 5 hours ago Wednesday, March 29 2017 Mar 29, 2017 Wednesday, March 29, 2017 9:47:37 AM CDT March 29, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

FERGUSON (AP) — Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are investigating after a private security guard shot an armed man at the same apartment complex where Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in August 2014.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the shooting happened Tuesday evening at Canfield Green apartments. Police Chief Delrish Moss said a man tried to scare a loose dog away from children when he and the dog owner got into a heated exchange. Moss said the dog owner pointed a gun at the man.

A security guard shot the dog owner when he refused to drop his weapon. Moss said the man is hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Some people got into a heated exchange with an officer investigating the shooting, but no arrests were made.

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