Dramatic scenes of Missouri and a nation unnerved by the police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
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By takepart.com November 25, 2014
The quiet was eerie. After months of spirited, ceaseless protest, Ferguson, Mo., residents and protesters gathered outside the courthouse, anxious and hushed, worried and waiting for news. A car radio blared the statement from St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch as he offered a version of what happened when police officer Darren Wilson encountered 18-year-old Michael Brown.
“An altercation took place with officer Wilson seated inside the vehicle and Mr. Brown standing at the driver’s window. During the altercation two shots were fired by officer Wilson while still inside the vehicle,” McCulloch said.
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