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Fast Facts: Shooting of Michael Brown - August 19, 2014

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Fast Facts about the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri

FACTS AND SOURCES

1. Michael Brown was shot at least six times on August 9 (http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/18/us/michael-brown-autopsy-shows-he-was-shot-at-least-6-times.html)
2. Brown was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, a six year veteran (http://www.pressdemocrat.com/home/2537611-181/ferguson-officer-in-fatal-shooting)
3. The shooting has spurred a massive outcry both in Ferguson and around the country (http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/new-yorkers-stage-demonstrations-michael-brown-article-1.1904265)
4. The shooting resulted in a FBI civil rights investigation (http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2014/08/11/fbi-opens-investigation-into-shooting-of-michael-brown/)
5. Attorney General Eric Holder has visited Ferguson as a result of unrest (http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/18/obama-attorney-general-eric-holder-ferguson)

IMAGE SOURCES

All images are public domain or are used under Creative Commons 3.0 license. Sources below.

Creative Commons license:
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en

Family photo of Mike Brown

Elvert Barnes
https://www.flickr.com/photos/perspective/14736915417

Elvert Barnes
https://www.flickr.com/photos/perspective/14924644501

Federal Bureau of Investigation

North Charleston
https://www.flickr.com/photos/northcharleston/13849910105

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