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See for yourself: This is the evidence the Ferguson grand jury saw before deciding

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Outside the jury room, everybody had already made up their minds.
  • Zachary M. Seward
By Zachary M. Seward

Chief executive officer

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A grand jury took three months to consider evidence in the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black youth, in Ferguson, Missouri. They had to determine if there was probable cause to believe that Darren Wilson, a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb, had committed a crime when he shot and killed Brown during an altercation.

Ultimately, the grand jury decided not to indict Wilson. (Nine of 12 jurors would have had to charge him with a crime.) The evidence they considered was voluminous, and now that the trove has been released by the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office, you can see for yourself.

Interview with Darren Wilson on day after shooting

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Darren Wilson’s testimony to the grand jury

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Medical examiner’s autopsy report for Michael Brown

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Medical examination of Darren Wilson on day of shooting

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Photos of Darren Wilson from his medical examination

St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office
St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office
St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office

Analysis of guns and bullets at the scene

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Click here to see all testimony to the grand jury, law enforcement interviews, medical reports, and other forensic evidence.

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