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Many hoped to gain some justice in regards to the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, but were left disappointed.

A grand jury chose not to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Brown on a street in Ferguson, Mo., in August, which was followed by multiple nights of racially charged clashes between police and demonstrators protesting the killing.

According to NBC News, shots were fired outside police headquarters as the decision touched off an immediate and angry response.

Bob McCulloch, the St. Louis County prosecutor, said that the grand jury had found no probable cause for any of the charges it considered against Wilson, which included first-degree murder and the lesser charge of manslaughter.

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"We are profoundly disappointed that the killer of our child will not face the consequence of his actions," Brown's parents, Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown, Sr., said in a statement.

"While we understand that many others share our pain, we ask that you channel your frustration in ways that will make a positive change. We need to work together to fix the system that allowed this to happen. Join with us in our campaign to ensure that every police officer working the streets in this country wears a body camera.

"We respectfully ask that you please keep your protests peaceful. Answering violence with violence is not the appropriate reaction. Let's not just make noise, let's make a difference."

Saddened by the grand jury's decision, a number of celebs, including Rihanna, Katy Perry, LeBron James and many more, took to social media to voice their concern with the unrest in Ferguson:


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The world we live in....rest up angels?? #justiceformikebrown #ferguson

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