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Photojournalist’s Helmet Cam Takes You Behind the Scenes in Ferguson as Police Tear Gas Protesters

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If you’ve been wondering what it’s like to be there, taking pictures in Ferguson, MO as protesters and police continue to clash, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch is happy to oblige.

On Monday night, they ‘embedded’ photographer David Carson (yes, the same photojournalist who was attacked by protesters) with the police tactical team in Ferguson, GoPro mounted and recording on his helmet.

The video below is what he captured, starting with police asking protesters to do certain things and escalating very quickly at 2:45 after the police come under fire and begin launching copious amounts of tear gas:

(via Boing Boing)


 
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