The protests spilled over to this liquor store in Ferguson where many looted Monday night.
Police turned to smoke bombs and tear gas to control the unruly crowd on the streets of Ferguson following the grand jury's decision no to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the deadly shooting of Michael Brown.
President Obama asked the community of Ferguson to protest peacefully.
Rev. Jesse Jackson gave this statement after the grand jury decided against an indictment in the deadly shooting of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown.
Police fought back protestors in Ferguson after crowds got unruly following the grand jury decision to decline to indict Officer Darren Wilson.
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill released this statement Monday night after the grand jury declined to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown.
“There will be many people who are disappointed in today’s decision, even though it is a result of a deliberate legal process that’s being independently checked by Attorney General Eric Holder and the U.S. Justice Department. While we await the conclusion of that independent investigation—and continue working together for solutions to systemic issues highlighted by this tragedy—I’m praying that the good people of St. Louis and local law enforcement will remain peaceful and respectful of one another.”
A St. Louis County grand jury has declined to indict 28-year-old Ferguson Police Department Officer Darren Wilson. In August, Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown during a confrontation.
Protestors took to the streets of Ferguson before the grand jury decision in the officer Wilson case is announced at 8:00 p.m.