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Protest in front of Ferguson Police Station

A 20 year old charged Sunday with shooting two police officers watching over a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department attended a protest there earlier that evening but told investigators he wasn’t targeting the officers, officers, officials said. According to St. Louis County Prosector Robert McCulloch said Jeffrey Williams told authorities he was shooting at someone with whom he was in dispute, not at the police officers. Williams is charged with two counts of first degree assault, one count of firing a weapon form a vehicle and three counts of armed criminal action. McCulloch said the investigation is ongoing. The Officers were shot early Thursday as a crowd began to break up after a late night demonstration.

By, Jim Salter, As posted by Blackamericaweb.com

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