Racial tensions increase in St. Louis after another fatal shooting of a black man by police

While carrying out a search warrant, police in St. Louis, Missouri, have shot and killed another black man. After the incident, crowds gathered at a nearby intersection and then again in the evening. Some threw objects at police, who responded with tear gas.

Advice For Travellers

Protests over the killing of a black man in Ferguson a year ago have been ongoing. To minimize safety risk, travellers should avoid the Ferguson area. At this time, avoid the area near the intersection of Harper and Van Dyke Streets in St. Louis. Avoid all large public gatherings or demonstrations.

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