Who: Michael Brown, age 18.
What: Shot by Ferguson, Missouri police.
When: Brown was walking, unarmed, at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, August 19, 2014.
Where: Ferguson, MO is 20 minutes northwest of St. Louis, MO.
Why: Unknown. The unnamed officer has been put on paid leave, and the St. Louis County, MO Police will investigate.
KMOV 4, St Louis. Heavy police presence in Ferguson after fatal officer-involved shooting.
According to Stark, there are at least 100 police cars and numerous officers armed with M-16's in the area. Stark also says hundreds of people have gathered at the intersection of West Florissant Avenue and Canfield Drive to protest the incident. A large police force from 15 different departments responded, including riot-control officers.
St Louis Post Dispatch. Calm returns to scene of Ferguson shooting.
FERGUSON • An uneasy peace has again settled over the Ferguson apartment complex where a recent Normandy High School graduate was shot dead Saturday afternoon by a Ferguson police officer. Tensions had flared briefly as darkness settled over the shooting site on Canfield Drive. But the scene is again calm, according to eyewitnesses.
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