Multiple sources overnight reported gun fire around Ferguson and while one police officer was reported shot in the leg, this morning, the night's first fatality has been discovered. As NY Daily News reports, police found a body inside a car parked near the Canfield apartment complex in the St. Louis suburb, close to where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot dead in August. The victim, a black male in his 20s, was shot and burned in the trunk of a white Pontiac car with the driver's side window shot out.
A body was found in a Ferguson neighborhood just east of the Canfield apartments in the 9400 block of Glen Owen drive.
The body was found in a white Pontiac car parked in a driveway at around 9am. The driver’s side window is shot out. The victim is a black male in his 20’s.
There is no personal information about identity of the victim, or ownership of the vehicle. The investigation is being classified as a suspicious death.
The cause is still under investigation.
The victim ? an unidentified black male in his 20s ? was shot and burned, according to local reports.
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St.Louis police issued a statement