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Ferguson decision sparks Albany protests

Law Enforcement Center in Albany Law Enforcement Center in Albany
Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson, MO, police officer; shot and killed Michael Brown, an 18-year-old, unarmed black man; on a street Aug. 9.(Source: Justice for Michael Brown/Facebook/MGN) Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson, MO, police officer; shot and killed Michael Brown, an 18-year-old, unarmed black man; on a street Aug. 9.(Source: Justice for Michael Brown/Facebook/MGN)
Violent protests have emerged in Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict Officer Darren Wilson. (Source: CNN) Violent protests have emerged in Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict Officer Darren Wilson. (Source: CNN)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Protesters decided to speak out in Albany after a grand jury did not indict Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.

According to Albany Police, about 20 to 25 people gathered in the rain at the Law Enforcement Center around 2 a.m. Tuesday to protest the decision.

The protest was not violent and did not result in any outbursts, according to officials.

Police said the protest ended after a short time due to the rain.

In the wake of the decision, Michael Brown's parents asked those who wished to protest to do so peacefully.

President Obama said in a news conference Monday night that he joined Michael's parents in their request.

"We are a nation built on the rule of law," President Obama said. "We must accept that this decision was the grand jury's to make."

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