Note: This video contains explicit language.
FERGUSON, Mo. — An officer of the St. Ann Police Department was suspended this week after video surfaced of him threatening an amateur photographer with a rifle while working at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., the Huffington Post reported.
Two separate videos uploaded to YouTube Tuesday and Wednesday appeared to show the same officer pointing his weapon at civilians who did not appear to be a threat, at one point shouting: “I will (expletive) kill you!” at a man recording his actions.
When protesters asked the officer for his name, he can be heard to respond “Go (expletive) yourself.”
Afterwards, a pair of protesters can be heard mocking the officer.
The St. Ann Police Department issued a statement Wednesday saying the officer involved had been “suspended indefinitely,” and that he was not “indicative of the officers who have worked daily to keep the peace.”AlertMe