Cars vandalized, gunshots heard in Ferguson following grand jury announcement

Global News

WATCH ABOVE: A police car was set on fire on the streets of Ferguson in reaction to the grand jury announcing they will not indict police officer Darren Wilson.

FERGUSON, Mo. — Police cars have been vandalized and several gunshots have been heard on the streets of Ferguson after the announcement that a white police officer will not be indicted in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old.

About 15 minutes after St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced Officer Darren Wilson wouldn’t be indicted, county police used a bullhorn to tell crowds outside the Ferguson Police Department to disperse, saying it had become an unlawful assembly.

READ MORE: Grand jury in Ferguson won’t indict police officer in Michael Brown shooting

Protesters hugged a barricade and taunted police, sometimes with expletives. Some chanted “murderer.” Gunshots were heard down the street and somebody threw a water bottle that bounced off a…

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