Michael Brown death anniversary: Gunfire reported at Missouri

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Washington, Aug 10: Gun shots were reported at Missouri in Ferguson when people were holding a protest to mark the first death anniversary of Michale Brown, media reported.

The shooting incident fuelled a national protest movement against racial bias by the police in US.

Gunfires reported in Missouri

According to media reports, at least one police officer was involved in the firing. No police officer was injured in the firing.

People observed four and half minutes of silence the amount of time Brown's body lay on the street after he was shot.

Michale Brown, 18 was shot dead by white police officer Darren Wilson sparked demonstrations across US. Brown was shot dead on August 9, 2014. At the time of shooting he was walking by the road.

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In March this year, Darren Wilson was cleared of rights violation by the justice department.

According to post-mortem report he was shot at least six times.

Police alleged that Brown and his friend were suspects in a convenience store robbery. Allegedly, they stole a box of cigars. Darren Wilson alleged that Brown tried to assault him physically when he stopped the teenagers for questioning.

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