Police try to control crowd at Berkeley petrol station. 24 Dec 2014
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St Louis: Black 'armed' teen shot dead by police

A black teenager has been shot dead by police in the US city of St Louis, near where Michael Brown was killed in August triggering national protests.

St Louis County police said the man who was shot had pulled a gun at a petrol station and pointed it at an officer.

A crowd of protesters gathered at the scene in Berkeley, Missouri, which has been sealed off by police.

Berkeley is about two miles from Ferguson, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot dead.

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