Brown shot six times: post-mortem report shows

Brown shot six times: post-mortem report shows

A post-mortem examination has been conducted on black teenager Michael Brown, who was shot by police in the US state of Missouri.

An autopsy showed that an unarmed Brown was shot at least six times by white policeman Darren Wilson, including twice in the head. Forensic experts say the black teenager had his head down when he suffered the fatal gun shot wound to the head.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency for the suburb of Ferguson on Saturday and ordered that the streets be cleared for a curfew where the shooting occurred.

Today is the first time there hasn’t been a curfew in the town with Governor Nixon beginning to deploy National Guard troops to help stop days of rioting and protests in order to “restore peace” to Ferguson.

However, retired local business owner Marshall Tucker said “It ain’t getting no better with the National Guard coming in,” that’ll be worse,” he said. “Tonight it’s going to get really sticky.”

President Barack Obama has met with Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss the unrest in Ferguson with Obama’s office stating that the US Department of Justice, the FBI and the St. Louis County Police are investigating the shooting.

The President said that the anger over the death of Brown was understandable but he condemned the violence and theft that took place during the protests.

“To a community in Ferguson that is rightly hurting and looking for answers, let me call once again for us to seek some understanding rather than simply holler at each other,” Obama said.

“Let’s seek to heal rather than to wound each other.”

Wilson remains in hiding and has been put on paid leave while the case is investigated.

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