Ferguson-related violence continues long after investigations by state and federal authorities concluded that there was no criminal wrongdoing in the police shooting of Michael Brown and no evidence to support the “hands up, don’t shoot” narrative that fueled countless protests.
Investigators in St. Louis say a rider on a commuter train — a white man returning home from work and minding his own business — was viciously attacked and beaten by a black suspect wearing a red T-shirt. According to a report by KMOV-TV, the assault occurred after the attacker asked the victim his thoughts on the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.
According to the 43-year-old victim, a man in his early 20’s asked to use his cell phone. When the victim declined to let the suspect use his cell phone, the suspect sat next to him and asked what he thought about the “Mike Brown situation.”
When the victim responded that he had not thought much about it, the suspect began punching him in the face, according to the police report.
The incident was caught on a cell phone camera. Police say that, in addition to the man in the red shirt, two other men were seen to have participated in the assault.
You can watch the KMOV interview with the victim of the random assault, and see the the brutal attack caught on camera, by clicking on the video above.
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