Vonderrit Myers

Jason Flanery, the St. Louis police officer involved in the shooting death of VonDerrit Myers Jr. in October 2014, has resigned amid a DUI probe.

A lawyer for the family of Vonderrit Myers Jr. has released the name of the White off-duty St. Louis, Mo., police officer named in the…

The officer who shot and killed Vonderrit Myers has been identified as Jason H. Flanery. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, an envelope with the officer’s name was seen with evidence connected to the incident in October. Police haven’t responded to reports but Myers’s family lawyer, Jermaine Wooten confirmed the findings: Brian Millikan, the lawyer representing […]

As they await justice for their son Vonderrit Myers Jr  — the 18-year-old fatally shot by police in St. Louis on Oct. 18 — parents Syreeta and Vonderrit Myers Sr., as well as a host of friends, mourn their beloved boy and reflect on their loss. Since the shooting, the media has assassinated Myers’ character, portraying him as […]

An autopsy for the teenager who was shot dead by an off-duty St. Louis County police officer two weeks ago revealed he was hit eight times, six in the back. The autopsy of Vonderrit Myers Jr. was performed by pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht at the request of the 18-year-old’s family. Wecht says Myers was shot eight times […]

Forensic evidence indicates that the teenager shot at 17 times by an off-duty St. Louis cop fired a gun before his death, according to police and union officials. The findings came Tuesday after gunshot residue tests and ballistics evidence were analyzed by forensic scientists from the Missouri Highway Patrol crime lab. The police department released a statement […]

Don’t call him a conscious rapper. St. Louis hip-hop artist Tef Poe may be on the front lines in Ferguson demanding justice for the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown at the hands of a white police officer, but his choice to fuse art with activism comes natural. “I don’t consider myself a conscious rapper,” […]

Protestors and police in the Shaw neighborhood clashed Thursday, marking the second night of unrest...

The 18-year-old who was shot at 17 times by an off-duty St. Louis police officer died from a gunshot wound to the face, a medical examiner determined Thursday. Vonderrit Myers Jr. was shot six to seven times in the lower extremities. The fatal bullet, which entered the right cheek, was recovered from his body, said Dr. […]

The 18-year-old teen was shot 17 times by an off-duty officer in St. Louis...