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Video Emerges of Man Killed By St. Louis Police

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While the nation is focused on what is going on in Ferguson, MO, another officer-involved shooting is gaining attention.

Kajieme Powell, a 25 year-old man, was killed by St. Louis Metro Police officers on Tuesday. Police were called by a store owner after he was suspected of shoplifting and by a woman who claimed Powell was acting erratically and armed with a knife.

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The video captures the incident on tape. Powell can be seen approaching the two officers and yelling for them to shoot him, with his hands at his side. Both officers fired their weapons and can be seen handcuffing Powell's body after it feel to the ground.

The incident occurred less than four miles away from where unarmed Michael Brown was shot to death by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9.

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