'This is way wrong'; Columbia mom questions son's Galleria protest arrest

Protesters gather outside of the St. Louis Galleria on Saturday

Also among the arrested was an undercover police officer caught up along with other corralled protesters and left with a bloody lip in the process, according to the St Louis Post-Dispatch. Fellow activists used the hashtag #Galleria22 to rally support for the arrested protesters.

A St. Louis County Police Department officer was transported to a local hospital for a back injury. Charges range from Trespassing, Rioting, Resisting Arrest, and Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer.

Stories once again emerged in USA media of questionable tactics employed Saturday, this time among county, as opposed to city, police officers in charge of suburban law enforcement.

Two protesters suffered minor scrapes while they were taken into custody.

The demonstrations were the latest of several since a judge on September 15 acquitted former police officer Jason Stockley in the death of a black man.

But St. Louis County and Richmond Heights police say protesters failed to disperse and caused the skirmish.

Seven people are facing rioting and resisting arrest charges for their role in a protest that turned unruly at an upscale St. Louis County shopping mall. Daily demonstrations began after former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley, who is white, was found not guilty in the fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, who is black.

Overall, 22 people were arrested Saturday at the St. Louis Galleria in Richmond Heights, Missouri.

The Galleria protest began peacefully before some protesters began overturning trash cans, leading to a confrontation between police and demonstrators.



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