Despite calls for calm from local, state and national leaders including President Barack Obama, who addressed the nation earlier this evening, looting and flames are occurring along with peaceful protesting following the Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown.
These are all images from Ferguson. Atlanta Police Department officials reported no related incidents tonight.
Below is a car, possibly a police vehicle, on fire. It’s from aerial footage streaming on the WSB news app.
These are images posted by people in Ferguson. Apparently a Walgreen’s is also on fire.
In a community where so many are outraged and broken hearted, the pockets of violence are causing further distress: