Police say Michael Brown and friend were robbery suspects
FERGUSON (AP) - Police reports said that the unarmed 18-year-old fatally shot by police in Ferguson and his friend were suspects in a convenience store robbery on the day of the shooting.
Reports released Friday by Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson said Michael Brown and his friend, Dorian Johnson, took a box of cigars from a store in Ferguson the morning of Aug. 9. Jackson said the officer who shot Brown encountered the men after reports of the robbery circulated on police radio.
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