listening to a crowd presumably, the news is happening, police officer explaining what has just happened, what has just transpired in the last hour or so. according to this police officer, he said that a 23-year-old african-american male has been shot and killed. this all happening near miles from ferguson and that quick trip gas sfags that has been ground zero and here's what the officer just said. let me review this. he said that this young man had a knife who was holding the top of the knife, acting, in his word, erratically. when officers arrived, they found him clutching his waistband and this individual, this 23-year-old was yelling "shoot me, kill me." officers told him to stop. when they got out of their patrol car, he had that knife in his hand. they said "stop." he came to within 3 or 4 feet of those officers who shot him and killed him. a 23-year-old.