US jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting

Demonstrators march through the streets to protest the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on November 23, 2014 in St. Louis, MissouriThe governor of the US state of Missouri urged calm on Monday ahead of a verdict on whether to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager. There is no indication yet as to whether or not officer Darren Wilson will face charges for the death of Michael Brown on August 9, 2014 in Ferguson, a suburb just outside St Louis. He could be indicted for murder in the first or second degree or for manslaughter — or the grand jury could decide that he acted in self-defense and that there is no need for him to go on trial. The grand jury announcement will be made at the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Missouri, at 8:00 pm (0200 GMT Tuesday), St Louis County prosecutors said.

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