Dozens demonstrate in support of Michael Brown

By: AP Email
By: AP Email
Dozens of people rallied in downtown Milwaukee to show solidarity for demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri who are demanding justice for Michael Brown, the black teenager killed by a police officer.

Police face off with demonstrators in Ferguson, Mo., after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Photo Credit: St. Louis Post-Dispatch , Photo Date: August 2014 (MGN Online)

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Dozens of people rallied in downtown Milwaukee to show solidarity for demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri who are demanding justice for Michael Brown, the black teenager killed by a police officer.

More than 100 people stopped traffic at a major intersection in downtown Milwaukee and a highway ramp Sunday and rallied at a park where 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton was recently shot and killed by a Milwaukee police officer. The Milwaukee County district attorney is reviewing Hamilton's death. Hamilton's brother Nate was among the demonstrators.

WISN-TV reports Police Chief Ed Flynn says that in the big picture his department has the community's support and realizes that being an officer is a complex job.


WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 271674671 - weau.com/a?a=271674671