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Sickening.462 Comments »
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• Shooting suspect is 20-year-old Jeffrey Williams.
• Williams admitted to firing shots but claimed to have been targeting other protesters, not police.
• Williams, a Ferguson protester, had a warrant out since before the shooting for a stolen property probation violation.