Video shows aftermath of shooting of Jorevis Scruggs A video filmed soon after the shooting of teen Jorevis Scruggs in St Louis.
Jorevis Scruggs was shot in the back by a white officer after he allegedly pointed a gun a…
Jorevis Scruggs was shot in the back
(St. Louis Public Radio) –
…. Clergy members, activists and residents gathered Thursday to mourn the death of 15-year-old Jorevis Scruggs, who was fatally shot by police earlier this week. Police say the teen was shot after he pointed a gun at an officer who gave chase after Scruggs jumped out of a suspected stolen car.
About three dozen people gathered near the intersection of Bacon Street and St. Louis Avenue to light candles, pray and call for changes in community-police relations.
The group held hands near a laminated photo of Scruggs tacked to a utility pole as Rev. Robert Scott led a prayer. Many wiped away tears. Teddy bears, candles and “Black Lives Matter” signs surrounded the pole.
“There’s a family…
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