Forensic Evidence Shows Teen Shot at St. Louis Officer, Police Say

Christine Byers, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 14, 2014

Gunshot residue tests and ballistics evidence indicate that Vonderitt D. Myers Jr. fired a gun at a police officer before being fatally shot, police and union officials said Tuesday.

Although police officials have already said that Myers fired at least three shots at an off-duty police officer before the officer returned fire, the newly released evidence could further dispel claims by friends and family that Myers was holding a sandwich, not a gun, when he was shot. The officer, who has not been named, was working for a private security company in the Shaw neighborhood.

Myers’ Oct. 8 death sparked protests in Shaw and fueled area-wide protests resulting from the Aug. 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer.

The Missouri Highway Patrol analysis found gunshot residue on Myers’ hands, on his shirt and inside the waistband and pockets of his jeans. Police said that although gunshot residue can be present on anyone near a shooting, the results show levels consistent with Myers being the shooter, because the police officer was standing too far away.

Ballistics evidence also revealed three bullets that hit the ground where the officer was trying to take cover matched Myers’ gun. A round found inside a car behind the officer was too badly damaged to be able to match it to his gun, however, it did not match the type of bullets the officer fired, police said.

Several photographs showing Myers holding three guns, including one that looked like the stolen Smith & Wesson gun recovered at the scene, circulated on social media after his death. The police officer’s attorney, Brian Millikan, said that his client recognized both Myers and the distinctive, two-tone semiautomatic in the pictures.

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Neil Bruntrager, who is co-counsel of the St. Louis Police Officers Association along with Millikan, said that he’d been told the same by the Force Investigation Unit, which is investigating the shooting. The pictures were taken down from at least one Instagram account Monday or early Tuesday, after a series of comments appeared on the account for “lil_ronny_shaw_head,” including, “I hope you delete all of these pictures, if it’s justice you really want! this doesn’t help us get it!”

Bruntrager said that the elephant-shaped medallion Myers is wearing in the posted pictures was found on his body, and the shirt he was wearing in at least one picture was the one he was wearing in a store security video taken the night of the shooting. Myers went to a convenience store and bought a sandwich shortly before he was killed.

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St. Louis Police Officers’ Association business manager Jeff Roorda called the actions of certain politicians, who he would not name, “disgusting.” Roorda noted that politicians criticizing the police have been absent from discussions about the creation of a gun docket in the city, which proponents say would cut down on violent crime by speeding up criminal cases, making judges more accountable and facilitating research on the effectiveness of the changes.

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Roorda also complained about protesters’ reactions to the shooting.

“The response in this case, and I’m afraid in future cases, is completely devoid of the facts,” he said. “Protesters demanded immediate answers and demanded officers not shoot unarmed suspects. Everything they asked for in Ferguson they got in Shaw, and it still wasn’t enough.”

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  • It’s nice to have some physical evidence, but I came to this conclusion within 24 hours after the event actually happened.

    This also proves that Africanus Bellcurvius has a strained relationship with the truth, and also that the Nobel Prize for a projectile-firing ham sandwich will have to wait another year

    • proud white

      Affirmative action brings blacks out of the ghetto.
      The black middle class has been formed due to this preferential treatment
      Affirmative action now mainly benefits the black middle class and keeps it thieving.
      The black middle class wants all the credit and says “not all black people are bad, I mean look at us we are good”
      The numbers say blacks commit by far the most violent crime. So when I am walking the streets of NYC and see black males 18-49 years old I am cautious towards them. I do this because I don’t know them personally I only know what the numbers say. Instead of them calling me a racist they should get mad at their brothers and sisters for making the numbers the way they are. All I want to do is make it home alive

      • DAWNOFNEWDAY

        I am cautious around them too. when I see young black males I have my guard up and they know I’m paying attention to them, and they don’t try and f–k with me. Also, I’m on the taller side,can run fast, am physically strong, and I do carry mace on me at night.

        • Cid Campeador

          A baseball bat or 2X4 should also accompany the Mace. Once they’re down be sure that they don’t get up again. They’ll only come looking for you to even the score.

          • DAWNOFNEWDAY

            Yeah, but it’s hard and too suspicious walking around with a baseball bat, LOL

          • HE2

            Dawn, do not be too sure about that.
            Just recently, a neighbor told me while shopping at Walmart one evening, she spied/heard a black woman at customer service loudly arguing with a clerk.

            The woman was carrying a baseball bat, as my neighbor described it, “as if the bat were her handbag or part of her attire.

            Nobody did anything about it.

            There is more: the woman was demanding a refund for a bottle of whiskey she had bought, claiming it did not taste good.

        • B Baker

          Just 2 nights ago I went to 7-11 around 2AM. It is a 8 house walk but there is 2 7-11 type stores and between them is a little road to a ghetto low income apartment building.
          After talking to the clerk and getting my smokes I left the store to walk back to the house. Between the 2 stores I noticed 3 blacks (of course I heard them before I saw them since they were joking around and being all loud). I picked up my pace of course thankful that I only had 8 houses to walk. 10 seconds after noticing them walking to the 7-11 they changed their direction to follow me. One of them shouted “who you be cowboy!” (since I always wear cowboy boots and a cowboy hat) I turned my head to see where they were at and turned so I could see them while walking. They yelled “yo white boy” while I ignored their nonsense and adjusted my 8 inch Colt Anaconda while I again increased my pace. Once I was about 3 houses away from mine they turned around back in the direction of the store.

          Scary that in a mostly White neighborhood I can no longer feel safe to walk the neighborhood I played in as a child to go to my local store.

          • DAWNOFNEWDAY

            Let’s just say if they and their leftist/Marxist enablers come to my part of town to ‘disrupt’ my ‘haven’ (their words), they may become corpses real quickly. The average white person (not liberal, not a race mixer, etc) won’t put up with it. See how the ‘racist whites’ at the Cardinals game told them off vs. the liberal elite whites at the symphony/mall they interrupted?

      • Taleeb Starkes and other blacks do say that it is not racist for a white man to avoid blacks for self-preservation. Unfortunately, he is one of a few such people. Most shout racism at every turn and defend the defenseless, such as this Myers guy shooting at a police officer and the supposed justice is to punish the police officer. There is no reasoning with people that defend such lawlessness, and all the Taleeb Starkes or Bill Cosby’s in the world will not change their idiotic minds.

        • Who Me?

          “I’d be safer walking through a KKK rally wearing a rope necklace than going to the 7-11 after dark in my own neighborhood”–Stacy Gear (A black guy)

        • DAWNOFNEWDAY

          If most blacks were like Taleeb or Pastor Manning, we wouldn’t be having this discussion. I like those men and will give credit where credit is due, but the fact is many in their own community aren’t strongly condemning this.

      • Cid Campeador

        What you stated is what the enemy calls “racist” when in reality a person who feels the way you do is actually a “realist”.
        I suspect that the “numbers” are actually bigger.
        It’s sad that in today’s world going out about our daily business must start with a prayer that we ‘make it home alive”

    • It makes me concerned that one day I could get shot eating a sandwich. I have never had one fire 3 shots before, but it apparently happens in certain communities. I will be more careful about where I point my sandwich.

      • Jessica Lee

        Perhaps he bit the sandwich strategically into the shape of a gun.

        • I am just a guilty white. I don’t understand the master craftsmanship of the negro to shape a sandwich into a gun and fire bullets from it. It must be the same negro ingenuity that built the pyramids and spaceships.

    • Ringo Lennon

      Africanis Negroidis

  • propagandaoftruth

    Forensic evidence is racist. That little black boy is just precious!

    • He din did nuffin! He was just eating a sandwich on the way home from a book club.

      • LexiconD1

        At the college he might go to, because he’s a scholar, and an aspiring rapper, who always went to church. He was turning his life around after falling in with the wrong crowd.

        Yeah, we’ve heard ALL of this before. Did I miss anything?

        • That pretty much sums up the science fiction tales of the good, innocent Africanus-GentleGiantus.

  • MekongDelta69

    Gee – what a shock!! He was guilty. Who knew?!!

    Why didn’t they post the usual “little boy in a cap and gown, graduating from kindergarten (after five tries)” picture?!

  • JackKrak

    Does every teenage Urban American have a pic of themselves making retard gang signs while handling cash and/or guns?

    • Whitetrashgang

      And now making a sandwich. Good old Earl must be smoking crack at this point

    • Jessica Lee

      It’s a requirement on the EBT application.

    • In a word, JackKrack, “yes”.

  • disqus_Xz3UA6obwj

    I wonder if racist reverend Cornel West feels like a complete jackass now. I doubt it. He has no integrity so he has no shame.

    • Who Me?

      Blacks have little ability to correlate cause and effect. Rev. West is probably still axing, “Why for joo po-po ‘rest me? I din’ do nuffins!”

    • Luca

      Does Al Sharpton feel regret over Tawana Brawley or the Duke LaCrosse team? That should answer your question.

  • I wonder if the idiotic black retards and the white and Jewish liberal agitators egging them on will go home now? What a silly question. “Dat boy din do nuffins”

    • none of your business

      The riots have been organized by the same people who started the Trayvon Martin rabble rousing. It is a little known unit of the civil rights but not for Whites division of the DOJ headed by Eric Holder. It is the community relations unit. They are on standby to monitor shootings and deaths of black criminals rush in and start rabble rousing. They work closely with the government funded non profit anti racist organizations.

      • Who Me?

        Although sporadic nationwide outbursts over the shooting of Martin did occur, and the lying mainstream media pushed it for all it was worth, continually showing pictures of the cherubic, 10 yr old Martin, the DOJ and the anti-racist bunch must have been sorely disappointed in how little reaction they got out of it all, compared to what they thought they were going to get.

  • Luca

    And now the story will shift gears and the new excuse will be that the officer shot first and Vonderitt was justifiably protecting himself.

    • TruthBeTold

      I have no doubt they’re working on a new ‘narrative’.

    • Bryce Armstrong

      He was justifiably protecting the sandwich from the racist cop.

  • TruthBeTold

    …the newly released evidence could further dispel claims by friends and
    family that Myers was holding a sandwich, not a gun, when he was shot.

    Yeah, that’ll put an end to outrage and uprisings. /sarcasm.

  • B.A_2014

    “I hope you delete all of these pictures, if it’s justice you really want! this doesn’t help us get it!”

    The black people do not do irony or did we steel that from them aswell as their science and technology.

    • cherrie greenbaum123

      It shows their twisted thinking if nothing else. More “gibs” if they can put another one over on YT. Must***scrub***all****evidence****. Guilt or innocence means nothing to them. They just don’t want to be held to account for their deeds.

      • LHathaway

        I actually gave you a positive vote. I’m sure you were waiting for that and will now have a better and brighter day.

      • B.A_2014

        Of course they will never take responsibility for their actions collectively or individually. One of my favourite black stories was when the daily mail journalist tracked down a Rwandan warlord that had killed thousands during the chimpout in the the nineties.He was working as a taxi driver or something like that in a not so well known part of England. The journalist recorded the conversation . The chimp started shouting to passersby that this man racially assaulted me. When that didn’t get anyones attention, he rang the police and said that a man was following him being very racist. Not that this was a mass murderer wanted by the Hague for war crimes but a gentle black man hounded by the evil racist whites.

    • TruthBeTold

      In other words, ‘destroy the evidence so people will believe our lie’.

      That quote is a keeper. These people are admitting to a conspiracy to destroy evidence.

      • So far as I know, tampering with evidence is felony “obstruction of justice”. Telling someone else to do so is a felony “conspiracy” charge.

        Can anyone tell that at times I was bored when I was locked up, I went to the law library and read there?

        • Breaker Morant

          You obviously skipped Dickens.

        • dd121

          From knowing you a bit, I also think you come as close to anyone posting here that you have a photographic memory. amiright?

        • Periapsis

          I believe encouraging someone to destroy evidence also falls under the heading of “subornation to commit perjury” as well.

  • connorhus

    C’mon wee-ins all noes them cops carry drop guns and air-o-sall cans of powder rezidue wif them to frame us brodders wif.

  • cherrie greenbaum123

    So St. Sammich had some gun powder on his hand left over from his pastrami on rye. Who would have thought? Seriously, the mere fact that the entire world sits still while these negroes continue with their blatant, outrageous lies is an exercise in insanity of exponential proportions! Were his negroe relatives really that stupid to think they wouldn’t have found gun powder residue on his paw? Really?

    • They literally do not care. No amount of evidence, including if their had been video evidence, would convince them otherwise. It is not about truth, but about getting at whitey and having something to riot about.

      • LIBERTYSINCURSION

        DING! <- That's one up vote for being dead on point for you my friend.

        I remember watching an interview with the family of one of these attempted cop killers which was caught on camera. It showed him literally burst out of his car as soon as it stopped and start firing on the police. His family were raising hell about how "auh hell naw, yall aint have to kill'eeem like dat man, naw yall coulda use da tazer, or yall coulda ( And I'm Not Kidding When I Say This ) shot da gun out hizzz hannnd, I, I, I saw yall do it on da TV, wit a white man. But naw yall cant do dat fo a black man huh, yall gotz ta kill da black man huh?". As you said, no amount of evidence will ever convince these people of the truth, for the truth is not what they are interested in.

      • phillyguy

        the problem is the blacks and the black leaders know that’s the leftist media is on their side.

      • It turns out that the Ferguson rioters were quickly claiming that the video footage of Michael Brown roughing up the storekeeper was “hacked”. So far as I know, most store video is still recorded onto VHS tapes by VCRs. This means the material is analog, and not digital, which makes it unamenable to being “hacked” by computer editing.

        • Their “logic” is impenetrable. No amount of facts can undo their tales of innocence and victimhood.

          • Periapsis

            They practice circular logic, which is just another way of saying delusions of persecution and grandeur.

    • Luca

      The negro does not possess logic, reasoning, common sense and very little of what passes for intelligence. This is why they are the perfect useful idiots of the Marxist Left in America.

      They are coveted for how easily they can be be manipulated to pull the voting lever of the candidate with the Capital “D” or the picture of the donkey on the ballot.

    • Dave West

      According to his mom, who was no where near the scene, claimed that he only had a sandwich and since she’s a victim of racist oppression, I believe her no matter what the FACTS say.

  • dd121

    Does anyone think the facts matter to any of these rampaging animals?

  • Easyrhino

    Since when does evidence matter to blacks?

  • We should refer to blacks shooting at police and then cry racist for being shot as hoodwinked

  • LIBERTYSINCURSION

    “He Was A Gooit Boy Yo!” – See that, even the Ferguson “I’m a black guy” hero Capt. Ronald Johnson says he was a “Gooit Boy”. So it must be true, right?

  • Adolf Verloc

    The quality of the “victimized” has been steadily declining from an initially low level. We went from St. Skittles to St. Stogies to St. Sammich. Sounds like the latter got what he had coming just in time.

    • LIBERTYSINCURSION

      Apparently my friend, you’ve somehow missed something concerning the other two, St. Skittles and St. Stogies. For judging from what I’ve seen it looks as though they too have earned their fate just in time.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Yes, they are running out of phony martyrs, indeed. The yids will think of something.

  • none of your business

    He has a juvenile criminal record and shot someone when he was 15.

  • MBlanc46

    I hope that evidence will influence at least some of the whites who take the time to read about the case. It will have no effect at all on the Negroes and the white race hustlers who are “protesting” the shooting.

    • phillyguy

      you are right, the video I seen this morning of the protest and riots last night is despicable, 75% protesters were leftist whites,, they are a bigger problem to us than the blacks.

      • A Freespeechzone

        True, but these liberals are still Whites and ultimately seen as the ‘enemy’ with White Privilege–it’s only a matter of time before the violence and retribution visits them.

        No sympathy.

    • dd121

      Unfortunately, I wouldn’t count on it.

      • HE2

        Nor will I, dd.

        I believe they are “only following orders,” so to speak, carrying out the sinister top down agenda.

        Until BRA is defeated, we are screwed.

  • AndrewInterrupted

    Here’s the ham sammich Vonderitt was holding at the time.
    .

    • Christorchaos

      Whaaat? Is one of those Myers?

      • Julius Caesar

        The one on the left.

        • Christorchaos

          Incredible. These thugs can’t resist social media. Which facilitates outing them quite a bit.

          • Even when they beat the snot out of someone and kick that individual once he’s down, they record video footage and then upload it. Instantly prosecution evidence: do not pass “Go”, do not collect $200.

          • freethought1950

            They weren’t bred for brains.

      • AndrewInterrupted

        Yup. On the left. Such a nice boy. The gunpowder residue on his hands and arms was actually flour from baking cookies for a bake sale.

        • DAWNOFNEWDAY

          Wasn’t he trying to raise money to fund violin lessons? I’m sure that’s what it was for.

    • HE2

      This photo will definitely be the prosecution’s “smoking” sammich that breaks the case.

    • Periapsis

      That picture makes a splendid target for the shooting range, political correctness be damned. Especially for the rifle range.

  • Emerald T. Brown

    I wonder just how long it will be before the blacks claim the police planted the evidence.

    • Kenner

      The editor of Ebony magazine has done just that.

  • MannyR

    I think it’s pretty obvisously to most rational people that this forensic report was prepared by a member of the KKK. Young black men don’t simply shoot guns at police officers for no reason especially when they’ve just purchased a delicious hero sub with their hard earned money. I mean who would do that wasn’t a complete low IQed sociopath?

  • IstvanIN

    I just thought of this: my parents never taught me to not shoot at a cop. I never taught my kid to not shoot at a cop. Neither one of us has ever shot at a cop. Wonder how we knew NOT to shoot at a cop? Interesting.

  • Ringo Lennon

    Forensic Evidence Shows Teen Shot at St. Louis Officer, Police Say

    Just another fine pillar of the community. Really, though, I’m glad this animal was put down before he killed somebody.

  • The claim that he bought the sandwich still does not address the fact that he was under house arrest on an ankle monitor and wasn’t legally supposed to be out at all, so long as his June felony weapons charge was still pending.

  • FozzieT

    Looks like two tasty sandwiches in his lap. Nothing more. Maybe if you squint your eyes they look a little like guns, but they’re definitely sandwiches.

  • The editor of Ebony has already stated that she doesn’t believe the cops. Because she knows that white cops like all the time, black people never lie.

    Also, here’s a window into what we call the black undertow (NSFW):

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dg6219kEsw0

    • Perhaps the editor of Ebony should consider that it does not matter what she believes.

    • The next chant should be, “Oook oook, eeek eeek, it is justice we seek.”

    • Dave West

      “get out my neighbahoood you little bitch,” “what the fuh you gonna do you coward”

      Blacks are always so quick to play aggressor whenever police show them any leniency and so quick to play victim when police show any force. It’s a no win, give them what they want and get out of their neighborhood and watch them whine about the “rayciss” police ignoring their hood.

      • Yes, and what’s this bit about “their” neighborhood and “their” streets?

        Do they have a deed to the streets’ right of way?

        Did they pay the latest repair bills for the streets?

        Do they pay the electric bills for street lighting?

        Can they put a toll booth up on “their” streets?

        Sure, it might be “theirs” in terms of the fact that they happen to be there at the moment and are using threats of violence to try to get what they want, and also for the fact that YT is paying their rent, and in BRA, that might really be all they need. But it’s not “theirs” in the way first world people think of ownership.

        It wasn’t that long ago that white people thought the Shaw neighborhood was “theirs,” then the undertow invaded with the full backing of the Yankee government.

        • Christorchaos

          The lingo “our streets” only makes sense in an Apartheid system. Is that what these protestors want?

    • freethought1950

      We need to close the window, forever.

    • Who Me?

      “Get the *eff outta here”
      Okay. Fine. The next time you call for police, ambulance or fire we’ll remember you don’t really want us there and we won’t come. Shoot each other, innocent bystanders, old ladies, babies. Drive by shootings, heart attacks, car crashes, drug overdoses, dog bites, whatever, take care of it yourselves.
      We’re busy taking care of the people who actually want and need us, and furthermore, they are the ones who PAY taxes that pay our wages, paves the streets, keeps the whole lot of you afloat. *Eff the police,” no, *eff YOU!

      How the hell those police stood there in the teeth of that, without just mowing the whole lot of them down is beyond me. That one behind the camera needs his vocal cords removed without benefit of anesthesia!

      • Puggg

        How the hell those police stood there in the teeth of that, without just mowing the whole lot of them down is beyond me

        Professionalism.

        • Periapsis

          Maybe it’s also the fact they are not cold-blooded killers too. But the blacks are foolish to think that will always remain the case, because in many countries the police can fire into crowds of these thugs with machine guns and expanding ammunition when they see fit. There are countries where police form death squads and literally take out the trash. In other words, blacks could end up turning police into cold blooded killers who would mow them down without compunctions or remorse, with impunity.

    • mikekingjr

      Not the most articulate herd, are they.

    • ViktorNN

      It will be interesting when Wilson is cleared. Will these rage filled blacks run out of steam, or will they try to take things to the next level? I have to admit, I wouldn’t mind seeing things get worse. The system needs polarization, not cooling off.

  • ViktorNN

    To the officer who shot Myers:

    Thank you!

  • Dave West

    In other news somewhere in Negro heaven tray-skittles, the gentle giant, and st. sandwich are playing the knockout game together.

  • gregCall

    “Protesters demanded immediate answers and demanded officers not shoot
    unarmed suspects. Everything they asked for in Ferguson they got in
    Shaw, and it still wasn’t enough.”

    And it never will be.

  • RacialRay

    Facts don’t fit the narrative? No problemo. Just fix the facts.

  • Cid Campeador

    Where was the rioting and demonstrating by Euro- Americans when young Megan Boken was shot to death behind the wheel of her in St. Louis for no reason other then her Whiteness?
    As Daniel Carver used to say on Howard Stern’s show, “WAKE UP WHAAT PEOPLE!”

  • Ringo Lennon

    I wonder if negroes really know how much they are disliked? If they did it would curl their hair. Oh wait, they already have a burrhead.

    • Christorchaos

      So many of them don’t care about being liked. Anti-social I guess.

      • Jack Whistler

        Several commenting viewers of this site have made the astute observation that they are a race of sociopaths.

      • Rusty Shackelford

        I think they thrive on it. Why else would they fight so hard to be around people who don’t want them there in the first place?

  • Who Me?

    “A police spokesman told the Dallas Morning News that Randle tried to take a pack of two black Polo underwear valued at $39.50 and a small bottle of Gucci Guilty Black cologne priced at $84.”–From The Daily Mail Online

    Gucci Guilty Black Cologne? How appropriate!

  • I’ll comment.

    He is making $495,000 this season and he felt the need to shoplift those things?

    Also, why is he so interested in underwear and cologne? Does he want to give his teammate Michael Sam a gift?

  • mikekingjr

    Gun was stolen. Please folks, secure your weapons when you’re not using them.

  • Casper Flannigan

    Heathen Savages. The controversy nowadays seems to revolve around police shooting them. Would it be less controversial if regular armed white folk put down these feral cretins? Regardless, it would be more effective.

    As long as the white folk disappear prior to police arrival.

    We need to remind them why their ancestors lived in fear.

  • mikekingjr

    He jus’ be keepin’ it real for the critters. Maybe was going to give the articles to some underprivileged relatives.

    • Christorchaos

      The hits just keep on coming don’t they?

  • Periapsis

    Gun powder residue on Shitavious’ hands pretty much washed up the St. Sandwich scenario about as well as a steak dinner washed down by a lager beer. That fact and the fact three bullets that came from his gun were recovered would be all the evidence I would ever need as a grand juror to refuse to indict ANY cop, let alone any white citizen for plugging this two-legged varmint.

  • Truthbetold

    I would like to weigh in here…I don’t blame the city of Ferguson as much as I blame the so called political leaders that are showing their true colors… Missouri St. Sen Jamilah Nasheed made false allegations on the myers case of racial profiling. She wasn’t there, she had no idea of what the situation is. As a political figure, the community look to her for truth and guidance and her false claims incited the violence causing damage to the police dept vehicles and the local gas station…..She also sent a letter to the District Attorneys office basically stating that if he didn’t step aside there is no telling what would happen…(I would say that is a threat). Check out her interview with Megyn Kelly, where she claims it doesn’t matter if the DA was elected…he didn’t get the black vote.