Ferguson Jury: No Charges For Officer In Michael Brown’s Death

Protesters hold hands in prayer outside the Ferguson Police Department Monday. A Missouri grand jury has made a decision on whether to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, in Ferguson.

Protesters hold hands in prayer outside the Ferguson Police Department Monday. A Missouri grand jury has made a decision on whether to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, in Ferguson

 

 

 

A grand jury did not indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for any crimes related to the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August.

Wilson, who is white, shot and killed Brown, who was unarmed and black, in an Aug. 9 incident that has stoked anger and debate in Ferguson and beyond.

This story is developing, and we’re updating this post to reflect the latest news.

Update at 9:24 p.m. ET: Grand Jury Does Not Indict Wilson

The grand jury found, “No probable cause exists” to file any indictments against Wilson, McCulloch said.

Earlier, the prosecutor said, “There is no question, of course, that Darren Wilson caused the death of Michael Brown.” He then discussed areas of the law that might apply to the case, such as self-defense.

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