Police Shooting Missouri

Unrest in Missouri after the fatal shooting of a black teen by police.

FOX News Radio's Jeff Monosso reports:

APTOPIX Police Shooting-Missouri

18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, was shot and killed after a fight with police Saturday in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

(Grandmother) "He was spending the summer with me - and they did that to him for no reason."

Brown's grandmother.

And a candlelight vigil last night turned to violence outside Ferguson police headquarters with scores of cars and businesses vandalized and looted. A couple police officers injured and dozens arrested. Police do tell us that the shooting death that sparked the riot is still under investigation.

Jeff Monosso, FOX News Radio.

Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Monday regarding the shooting incident that took place Saturday afternoon in Ferguson, Missouri:

"The shooting incident in Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend deserves a fulsome review. In addition to the local investigation already underway, FBI agents from the St. Louis field office, working together with attorneys from the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney's Office, have opened a concurrent, federal inquiry. The federal investigation will supplement, rather than supplant, the inquiry by local authorities. At every step, we will work with the local investigators, who should be prepared to complete a thorough, fair investigation in their own right. I will continue to receive regular updates on this matter in the coming days. Aggressively pursuing investigations such as this is critical for preserving trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve."

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