National Beat Reporter
FERGUSON, Mo.– Calls for action and unrest continue in response to the shooting of Michael Brown on Saturday Aug. 9, 2014. Brown, an unarmed African American male, was shot multiple times by a Ferguson police officer. Brown was 18 years old and days away from starting college. The incident took place at around 2 p.m. local time as Brown was walking from his apartment to his grandmother’s house. The name of the officer has since been revealed to be Darren Wilson, a 6-year veteran of the Ferguson Police Department. Wilson is currently on paid administrative leave.