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Protestors demonstrate in front of Ferguson Police Station

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A day of peaceful vigils to mark the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s shooting death turned chaotic late Sunday night when gunfire sent protesters running for cover and prompted police reinforcements.

In one of at least two incidents, police were involved in a shooting after they came under “heavy gunfire,” said St. Louis County Police spokesman Shawn McGuire.

No officers were injured, the department said. It said it will release more details later. But word circulated, along with a video, that the person shot was another black man, ratcheting up the tension.

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