Michael Brown Protests Nationwide [SHOCKING UPDATES] Continues To Destruct Properties, More Businesses Set To Blaze
Nov 25, 2014 10:51 AM EST | By ABC
Michael Brown protests nationwide spurred following an acquittal verdict of Ferguson white police officer, Darren Wilson over fatal shooting to an 18-year-old African American Michael Brown.
Over hundreds of gunshots were heard, stores and dozens of St. Louis County police cars were set to blaze as the rage of people fighting for Michael Brown justice continued to heighten after the Grand jury verdict of not to indict Wilson was announced on Monday night.
The fury of thousands of protesters was more intense as they continued to burn establishments around Ferguson. But the Michael Brown protests nationwide escalated not only in Missouri. There were hordes of protesters outside the White House, Times Square and in Philadelphia.
About 61 protesters were arrested in Ferguson overnight, with reported cases of robbery and trespassing. "I'm disappointed this evening," St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said. "What I've seen tonight is probably worse than the worst night we had in August."
The Michael Brown protests nationwide were out-of-control specifically in Ferguson where police officers had dispersed hundreds of people using pepper spray, bean bags and tear gas. It also postponed flights around St. Louis' Lambert International Airport airlines until early Tuesday.
There were also cases of looters that destruct stores including Family Dollar store, Walgreens store, and AutoZone outlet. Riots were everywhere in Ferguson as the Michael Brown protests nationwide continues. Little Caesars pizza restaurant and a local beauty shop were also burn downed by protesters.
Gov. Jay Nixon and President Obama called for peaceful protest on Monday night following McCulloch's announcement of the verdict for Wilson.
But the long wait of the protesters was over Monday night as they heard acquittal of the white police officer. It immediately prompted Michael Brown protests nationwide.
The Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown has fueled political and discrimination unrest in Ferguson. Continues violence through demonstrations was seen through the span of six months. However, the worst scene happened as the announcement of verdict for Wilson took place Monday night.
As the night of Michael Brown protests nationwide brought enormous damages to properties, Ron Johnson, the Missouri State Highway Patrol captain states that the community must take the responsibility for the damages they incurred to businesses and properties.
He insisted, the Michael Brown protests nationwide had damaged not only properties and brick-and-mortar stores, but the dreams and lives of business owners who did everything to grow their business.
At the height of the Michael brown protests nationwide, there was no reported death in the areas, and overall, the large demonstration could still be regarded as peaceful.
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