Did a police officer threaten to shoot a journalist in Ferguson last night?

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A police officer appeared to threaten to shoot a cameraman last night while he took video footage of the ongoing unrest in Ferguson.Mustafa HusseinKARG Argus RadioExtended version:

Later in the livestream, Hussein said he received the contact details for Captain Todd and would be following up the case on Monday morning, according to the Washington Post.

Police have been criticised this week for their heavy-handed approach to protesters and the media following the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

Another reporter was allegedly shot with a beanbag last night, two journalists were arrested earlier in the week and police were seen firing tear gas at camera crews from Al Jazeera.

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