St. Louis on Edge: MO Governor Activates National Guard as City Awaits Latest Police Shooting Verdict (Video)
St. Louis is on edge as a judge prepares to render a verdict in the first-degree murder trial of Jason Stockley on Friday.
Judge Timothy Wilson is expected to render a decision on Friday.
Former St. Louis Police Officer Jason Stockley is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Anthony Smith, who was shot and killed following a police chase in 2011.
Officer Stockley was accused of planting a gun in Smith’s car after the shooting.
Stockley testified in August in the murder trial.
— KMOV (@KMOV) September 14, 2017
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens put the National Guard on alert this week as a decision is expected on Friday.
The Missouri governor is putting National Guard on alert ahead of a potentially controversial court verdict that could lead to BLM riots. pic.twitter.com/F5zeED1cIn
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