Ferguson Verdict

Ferguson Verdict

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The grand jury in the case of the Michael Brown shooting have decided against charging the police officer who shot Michael.

ln a live press conference the president of the United States Barack Obama urged calm in the town of Ferguson. Currently there are riots in the city, below is a live link to a KMOV TV chopper feed of the situation in Ferguson.

Ground Live Feed:

The lawyer for the Police officer being prosecuted over the shooting, Darren Wilson, has released this statement on his behalf.

 

Benjamin Crump the lawyer for the Brown family released this statement on their behalf.

“We are profoundly disappointed that the killer of our child will not face the consequence of his actions.

While we understand that many others share our pain, we ask that you channel your frustration in ways that will make a positive change. We need to work together to fix the system that allowed this to happen.

Join with us in our campaign to ensure that every police officer working the streets in this country wears a body camera.

We respectfully ask that you please keep your protests peaceful. Answering violence with violence is not the appropriate reaction.

Let’s not just make noise, let’s make a difference.”

Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown, Sr.
Parents of Michael Brown, Jr

 

The President, Barack Obama, gave this press conference a short time after the decision.

 

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