Chief Jackson: The convenience store robbery and Michael Brown shooting not connected

FOX2now.com

[ooyala code=”9kdGtvbzopOGcXVvnJbOtvWfcobwA5UZ” player_id=”c660b791c3704ff69d4162d7adb7c4a1″]

FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – After abruptly leaving a Friday morning news conference, Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson held another media briefing to explain why he released the officer’s name along with the surveillance video of a robbery suspect believed to be Michael Brown.

Demonstrators were upset Friday morning when the chief told the crowd Brown had allegedly robbed a convenience store just moments before he was shot and killed by officer Darren Wilson.

Jackson said he released both pieces of evidence at the same time because the media had asked for both.  However, he did say the robbery and the shooting of Michael Brown were not connected.

“All I did was release the video tape because I had to, ” Jackson said.

During the news conference Jackson said the officer who shot Brown did stop him and his friend because they were walking down the middle of…

View original post 108 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s