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CNN Reporter Sara Sidner Gets Hit in Head by a Rock on Live TV from Fergunson - Anchor Attacked

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CNN anchor hit on the head by a ROCK during live broadcast from Ferguson, while colleagues choke on tear gas and an MSNBC reporter is forced off air by gunfire Sara Sidner kept calm despite being struck by a rock thrown from behind Told CNN team in studio: 'I'm OK, I've been hit with much worse in my day' Meanwhile tear gas cloud hit her colleagues Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo Pair were seen choking on air and tearing up while continuing their report Later MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes cut short a broadcast due to gunshots News anchors found themselves uncomfortably close to the action during live broadcasts of rioting in Ferguson, Missouri last night, as a CNN reporter was filmed being struck on the head with a rock, two of her colleagues choked on tear gas, and an MSNBC anchor was forced off air by gunfire. While reporting on the angry crowds outside a burning car dealership on Florrissant Avenue, CNN's Sara Sidner managed to keep composed despite being struck by a projectile thrown from behind. Meanwhile her colleagues Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo were also both reporting on the protests when a tear gas canister was fired or lobbed into the crowd they were standing with. As Lemon ducked and looked prepared to flee, Cuomo was handed the microphone and continued the report. A short time later MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes was forced to cut short a live broadcast and run for cover as gunshots rung out around him. Ferguson descended into lawlessness, chaos and fire overnight after a grand jury decided not to prosecute police Officer Darren Wilson over the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown Attack: While reporting on the angry crowds outside a burning car dealership on Florrissant Avenue, CNN's Sara Sidner managed to keep composed despite being struck by a projectile thrown from behind Pain: Sidner, 42, was reporting from outside a burning car dealership in downtown Ferguson when a large rock was thrown from behind her, striking her in the head with a sickening thump Calm: Pausing only briefly, she quickly regains her composure, telling studio-based Jake Tapper 'Sorry, I just got hit by a rock' stone, november, 2014 CNN Reporter Sara Sidner Gets Hit in Head by a Rock on Live TV from Fergunson CNN Reporter Sara Sidner Gets Hit in Head by a Rock on Live TV from Fergunson CNN Reporter Sara Sidner Gets Hit in Head by a Rock on Live TV CNN's Sara Sidner hit by rock reporting from Ferguson FEMALE CNN REPORTER HIT IN HEAD BY ROCK WHILE ON-AIR IN FERGUSON CNN reporter Sara Sidner was struck in the head by a rock thrown by one of the hooligans protesting the outcome of the Ferguson grand jury. Sidner appeared uninjured after being struck by the rock. Several rocks could be seen coming into view on the screen during her report on the looting and burning of commercial buildings. Ferguson Grand Jury Decision: CNN & Fox News Reporters Attacked On-Air; Networks Go Live To Obama Remarks Over No Indictment – Update CNN Reporter Sara Sidner Gets Hit in Head by a Rock on Live TV from Fergunson - Anchor Attacked t’s after midnight in Ferguson now but looks like reporters are still fair game for some. In the middle of a talkback with CNN’s Jake Tapper just a cnn sara rock in the headfew minutes ago correspondent Sara Sidner was hit in the head by a rock that someone threw at her. “Sorry I just got hit by a rock,” said the tough reporter before going straight into describing the burnt out scene around her. “I’m OK, I’m OK, I’ve been hit by much worse in my day.” Sidner went on to continue her reporting but Tapper jumped in asking her “to get to safety” as more rocks were flying towards her. No stranger to Ferguson, the LA-based reporter has been covering the story in the Missouri town for the past two months. “People are asking me about my head,” Sidner was telling Tapper when she returned to the air at around 10:24 PM PT, unfortunately the link was lost before she could finish. (Sidner returned to the air about 5-minutes later, though she h...