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Name Of Officer Involved In Ferguson Shooting Released

Updated: Tuesday, August 19 2014, 03:25 PM CDT
(CNN)-- We now know the name of the officer accused of shooting and killing an unarmed teen in Missouri.

Ferguson's Police Chief Thomas Jackson revealed the name during a news conference on Friday.  "The officer that was involved in the shooting of Michael Brown was Darren Wilson. He's been a police officer for six years, has had no disciplinary action taken against him. He was treated for injuries which occurred on Saturday."

Violence erupted in Ferguson last weekend after 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot to death last Saturday. Police have said the shooting occurred during a struggle for the officer's gun.

Witnesses have said Brown's arms were raised when he was shot multiple times. Name Of Officer Involved In Ferguson Shooting Released

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