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Grand jury chosen in Ferguson shooting case

Ferguson, M.O. - The members of the grand jury who will hear evidence in the Michael Brown case have been chosen. Three of the 12 members of the jury are black and the rest are white.

The Justice Department is also investigating Brown's death.

Police in Ferguson are consolidating their command post, but are not scaling back patrols despite another peaceful night of protests on the streets of Ferguson.

"I think that's a tangible sign of solid progress and we want folks to continue to help us working together," said Missouri Governor Jay Nixon.

Saturday marks two weeks since Michael Brown was killed by officer Darren Wilson.

The shooting happened just days after Brown graduated from high school and has continued to spark nightly demonstrations.

Protestors promise they will continue until charges are filed.

A source close to the investigation said that Officer Wilson's face was beaten, his left eye swollen in a struggle with Brown.

Witnesses to the incident maintain that there was no fight and that the unarmed teen was surrendering when he was killed.

All of this will be reviewed by the grand jury.

Officers said that they are doing all they can to be sure the calm in Ferguson continues.

"I've said every night, we will make adjustments to make this community safe and also give this community back to the citizens of Ferguson," said Captain Ron Johnson of Missouri Highway Patrol.

Michael Brown's funeral will be held Monday.

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Washington Times