Ferguson protests move to Target, Wal-Mart stores

MANCHESTER, Mo. (AP) — Dozens of people have interrupted holiday shopping at major retail stores around
the St. Louis area to speak out about a grand jury’s decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot
Michael Brown.

The protests began Thanksgiving night and continued early Friday. Protesters spent a few minutes at each
store, shouting inside. Officer in at least one store ordered them to leave. There was no immediate word
of any arrests.

According to Johnetta Elzie, who had been tweeting and posting videos of the protests, demonstrations
occurred at a Wal-Mart and Target in Brentwood, two Wal-Marts in St. Charles and one Wal-Mart in

In the suburb of Ferguson, where Brown was shot on Aug. 9, there were no visible protests as the National
Guard patrolled the area Thursday night.

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