Now Reading
Ferguson Police Name Officer Who Shot Mike Brown

Ferguson Police Name Officer Who Shot Mike Brown

As promised, the Ferguson Police Department have released the identity of Michael Brown’s shooter. He is Officer Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the force who, officials stress, has no prior history of disciplinary action. According to Ferguson police, Brown and his friend, Dorian Johnson, were suspected of taking a box of cigars from a convenience store and physically assaulting a clerk. The police described it as a “strong-arm robbery,” and said the clerk gave a description of the subjects. Shortly thereafter, Brown was dead. At this point, officers have not released any further details about the actual shooting.

Tensions in Ferguson, which reached a breaking point on Wednesday, cooled on Thursday after local police were replaced by the Highway Patrol …

View Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

© 2023 RELEVANT Media Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Scroll To Top

You’re reading our ad-supported experience

For our premium ad-free experience, including exclusive podcasts, issues and more, subscribe to

Plans start as low as $2.50/mo