USA Today reports the highly anticipated grand jury verdict announced this evening came back with no charges against the white cop who shot the black kid.
Brace yourselves, America, Al Sharpton is about to have an orgasm. Followed closely by Eric Holder, Jesse Jackson and President Obama.
Plus, we’ll be talking about this instead of amnesty, new holiday regulations, Lois Lerner’s e-mails being found, and the crappiest president in U.S. History.
From USA Today:
FERGUSON, Mo. — A white police officer will not face charges for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager in a case that set off violent protests and racial unrest throughout the nation, an attorney close to the case said Monday night.
A St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson, 28, for firing six shots in an August confrontation that killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, said Benjamin Crump, an attorney for the family. The decision had been long awaited and followed rioting that resembled war-zone news footage in this predominantly black suburb of St. Louis.
“The jury was not inclined to indict on any charges,” Crump said after being informed of the decision by authorities. Prosecutors scheduled an news conference to announce the decision.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, called for calm after calling up National Guard troops to stand by in case of unrest. Speaking before the decision was announced, he urged that “regardless of the decision, people on all sides show tolerance, mutual respect and restraint.”
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