The fatal shooting occurred at the Canfield Green Apartment Complex when a Ferguson police officer opened fire and shot 18 year old Michael Brown multiple times to the head and chest.
Michael was set to attend college on Monday, a family member said. Friends, family and the entire neighborhood are outraged and are on the streets confronting police and begging for answers.
Hundreds of people have taken the streets on Monday night following a vigil to protest the police of killing an unarmed teen.
State Police from over 10 different departments and precincts were on the streets in Ferguson, MO. Riot police and SWAT was also on scene with rifles and K9 dogs.
Right after Midnight the State police and K9 dogs have been deployed to disperse crowds on the streets in Ferguson, MO.
Witnesses reported seeing men loading ATM machines onto a truck and take off with them shortly after. A gas station, Walmart and more than a dozen stores were looted and at least one shop was set on fire.
Employees of the Walmart in Ferguson were urged to take shelter due to violent protesters looting the store.
Police have deployed tear gas on the protestors. At least 7 shots were fired by the protestors, the police said.
Benjamin Crump, the attorney who represented the family of Trayvon Martin, will represent the family of Mike Brown.
The FBI will take over the investigation, police chief says.
The Watts Riots began on August 11, 1965. 49 years ago today.
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Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson says dept has decided they will not release the officer’s name involved in Saturday’s shooting today.
The FAA bans all flights under 3000 feet over the airspace in Ferguson, Missour.
— Robert Cohen (@kodacohen) August 11, 2014