Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael Brown November 23, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Brown, a 18-year-old black male teenager was fatally wounded by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson Police officer on August 9, 2014.(AFP Photo / Joshua Lott)
With tensions rising in Ferguson, a woman accidentally shot herself with a gun she had bought to protect herself in the event of unrest following the upcoming verdict in the case of Michael Brown, the black teen killed by a white officer.
Becca Campbell, 26, was the victim of an accidental, self-inflicted bullet wound to the head.
Campbell was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by her unidentified 33-year-old boyfriend, a source with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department told CNN.
He told police they purchased the firearm in anticipation of unrest following a grand jury decision in the Aug 9 killing of Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by white police officer, Darren Wilson.
Read more at RT News