On late Tuesday, the two-year anniversary of Michael Brown's death, a young man was hit by a vehicle at a protest in Ferguson, Mo. Within 30 seconds of the collision, a series of gunshots erupted and could be heard along West Florissant Avenue, as reported by the New York Daily News.
The incident, captured on video, involved a white car slamming into the victim, who had stepped into the road while a crowd of protesters were walking along the shoulder. Shortly afterward, a round of at least 20 gunshots could be heard, and protesters were seen running to take cover.
It was still unclear whether anyone was injured by the gunfire.
A witness said the shots were targeting the white car that had hit the young man.
"A young lady pulled out a gun and tried shooting out her tires,” Ferguson Freedom Fighters organizer Larry Miller told the Daily News. “They were chasing the car; she was driving to get away because she didn’t know it was a dead end in the McDonald’s parking lot."According to the Daily News, the victim's brother took him to a nearby hospital but later returned to the site of the collision, telling witnesses through tears that his brother was in critical condition.
Read more at the New York Daily News.