(STLTODAY) — Post-Dispatch staffers have interviewed two women who said they had been shot by police with rubber bullets.
Valerie Schremp Hahn and David Carson, 9:05 p.m.
Police in riot gear, backed by a SWAT armored car and other police vehicles, fired tear gas into the crowds that gathered again this evening near the QuikTrip that was looted and burned Sunday night.
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A large crowd gathered there Monday afternoon. About 8 p.m., as protesters started to gather and try to block the street, police officers formed lines in West Florissant Avenue fired tear gas, according to reporters and photographers on the scene. The protesters then started to disperse, they said.
By 9 p.m., most of the protesters had left the area. Police with bullhorns ordered the stragglers to head home.