Michael Brown, the black man who was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., in August, was shot in the hand at close range and had marijuana in his system, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The Report: Ferguson officer shot Brown at close range Michael Brown, the black man who was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., in August, was shot in the hand at close range and had marijuana in his system, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
WFAA-TV Dallas, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 09:35 AM
A newly disclosed autopsy of the unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer set off months of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he suffered a gunshot to the hand from close range, the St. Louis Post Dispatch reported. The St. Louis County medical examiner's autopsy of 18-year-old Michael Brown, obtained by the newspaper and published online late on Tuesday, said a microscopic examination of his hand tissue showed particles "consistent with products that are discharged from the barrel of a firearm."
WHTC, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 09:57 AM
Michael Brown's gunshot wounds included a shot in the hand at close range, his official autopsy shows, according to an analysis reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch . The detail could lend credence to Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson's account that he and the unarmed black teenager scuffled at his patrol car before Brown was shot and killed.
CNN, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 04:26 AM
If the local grand jury brings no charges against police Officer Darren Wilson in the case of Michael Brown's killing, street protests in Ferguson, Missouri, are inevitable. Demonstrators angry about Wilson's shooting of the unarmed black teenager in August already decry the grand jury's secrecy and "lack of transparency."
CNN, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 09:05 AM
The March 2013 murder of Suzanne Ball Gunter, allegedly by her husband, William Lynn, piqued the interest of many across the country -- even international press covered her death.
River Front Times, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 10:22 AM