Ferguson protester gets 25 years for shooting two cops

Louis County judge sentenced Williams on Friday. Jeffrey Williams was found guilty in December of first-degree assault and other crimes in the March 12, 2015, shooting. A St.

His attorney, Jerryl Christmas, is planning to appeal. Williams has claimed another man with him was the real shooter.

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LOUIS — A man convicted of shooting two police officers during a 2015 protest in Ferguson, Missouri, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. ST.
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This March 2015 file photo provided by the St. Louis County Police Department shows Jeffrey Williams. (St. Louis County Police Department via AP, File)

St. Both survived, but McKay has not returned to duty. Officer Cameron McKay, of Webster Groves, Missouri, was struck in the cheek. Louis County officer Scott Brown was shot in the shoulder.

The shooting occurred during one of many protests in the months following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August 2014.
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