FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – A spokesman for the city of Ferguson says it appears the driver who struck a protester at an event marking the second anniversary of Michael Brown’s death did not do so intentionally.
Spokesman Jeff Small tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the driver who hit a man standing in the road Tuesday evening was cooperating with police.
According to witnesses, gunfire broke after the collision. Small says there were bullet holes in the woman’s car, but no one in the vehicle was injured.
He says the extent of the protester’s injuries isn’t known because he was taken to a hospital in a private vehicle. It wasn’t believed that anyone was struck by the gunfire.
No arrests were made.
Also last night, Black Lives Matter protesters disrupted the performance of Aida at The Muny in Forest Park. St. Louis police responded with a heavy presence outside of the theater.
The show was delayed for about 20 minutes as theater goers tweeted the news.
Actor Ken Page came out at The Muny and led a prayer to settle the audience. There is no word on any arrests.