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Ferguson Shooting Prosecutor Not Planning Separate Case

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The Missouri prosecutor asking a grand jury to consider charging a Ferguson police officer in the death of an unarmed black teenager is unlikely to bring a case independently if the panel doesn’t return an indictment, a spokesman said.

The fatal shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by Officer Darren Wilson in an Aug. 9 street encounter touched off days of protests and looting in the city north of St. Louis.