The results of a private autopsy conducted on the body of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo. cop on Aug. 9, shows Brown was not shot in the back as previously reported by witnesses.
The preliminary autopsy results show Brown was shot at least six times in the front — 4 times in his right arm, once in the right eye and one shot to the top of the head, according to the report obtained by The New York Times.
Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson released the name of Michael Brown’s killer in a press conference this morning. The officer’s name is Darren Wilson.
Jackson also released surveillance camera images from a convenience store where Brown is suspected of stealing cigars prior to being shot and killed by Wilson.
A change in police tactics led to peaceful, non-violent protests on Thursday after 4 nights of civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
The residents of Ferguson were protesting the police shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown at the Canfield Green apartments on Saturday. Residents complained that the overzealous police stripped them of their constitutional rights to express themselves peacefully.
Anonymous, the group of cyber “hacktivists” who are known to wreak havoc on the Internets, continued their cyber onslaught on officials of the St. Louis and Ferguson police departments. The group hacked into city servers to retrieve personal information which they threatened to leak onto the Internet if the name of the officer who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Mike Brown was not released.
Another day, another unarmed teenager fatally shot by a cop.
The Internet erupted with rage as news broke of the cop involved shooting of 17-year-old Michael “Mike Mike” Brown in a neighborhood near St. Louis, MO., today.
Two married Tulsa police officers are being held without bond in the shooting death of their daughter’s boyfriend.
Shannon Kepler, 54, and his wife, Gina Kepler, 48, are in the Tulsa County jail accused of first degree murder and accessory after the fact.
Shannon Kepler worked in the police academy, while Gina Kepler was a patrol officer. Both are suspended from the police department with pay.