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Video emerges of St. Louis police killing black man and handcuffing him after he dies

New video has emerged of white police officers killing a black man in St. Louis. On Tuesday, Kajieme Powell took donuts and energy drinks from a store. The store’s clerk claimed that Powell had a knife during the incident.

But moments after Powell took the items, a pedestrian began filming the incident with his cellphone. Powell laid the items on the ground and paced back and forth as if he was on medication or suffered from mental illness.

When police arrived, Powell began yelling, “Shoot me!” Powell didn’t have a gun, but police later claimed that he had a knife. Before the video was released, police also claimed that Powell charged at them with the knife. However, the video shows that Powell’s hands were at his side and he never charged at police.

The two officers shot at Powell at least eight times. He hit the ground and was unconscious. The person filming said that Powell was dead. Although Powell was unconscious or deceased, the two police officers still placed handcuffs on his wrists.

For the second time in less than two weeks, a black man in Missouri has been killed by police after committing a minor crime. Powell was shot four miles away from where Michael Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson.

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson defended the actions of the police officers who killed Powell.

In the video, angry residents suggested that Powell was never a threat and could have been subdued in a less violent manner.

Watch the video at top of page.


  1. butterbeanbabe on August 22, 2014 at 5:16 pm

    watching that vedio that showe they are not trained properly the man did nothing at all put
    said shot me you cant shoot someone cause they say shoot me

  2. butterbeanbabe on August 22, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    the man with the gun has not reason to be scared right ? they just gunned this man down for no reason …….. why . they a ae trying to prove a point now .. because of ferguson the they know the world is wathcing missoure

  3. butterbeanbabe on August 23, 2014 at 12:50 am

    yes they could have tasered him but why .. they are so trigger happy but yall this been going on for years and with cel phone video t in everybodys hand they cant get away iwth it like they use to … someone is gonna go down for this murder too.. even if a man say shoot me does that mean you shoot him … he was crazy , cant they understand somepeople are sick if he was wihite it would have been determined that he was crazy…. they to dam scared to bring the man to the ground , call back up then instead shoot the man dead wow if this aint teaching our black men something nothing ever will

  4. JoeM on August 25, 2014 at 2:10 pm

    To say this man did nothing to provoke his shooting is just being intellectually dishonest. This is called suicide by police. Watch this man stage the scene with his two stolen sodas on the sidewalk, wait expectantly for the police, ignore the police calls to freeze and approach them aggressively with hand in pocket while yelling “shoot me” . WTF did he expect to happen??

  5. lb740 on September 7, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    This is evidence that martial law is on the horizon all these acts of satanic willful disregard for human life wants to invoke chaos don’t feed into the beast mentality, justice by protests and peaceful demonstrations is how the majority of Christian faith will avenge. Remember when people fear the government its tyranny, but when the government fear the people its liberty….. Julian Asange!!!!