Predictably, police aim to paint him as One Of Them, them being the protesters. The protesters, however, who have been in regular contact with the media since the first night of the protests, deny that he was a regular presence at protests. Are we looking at another “Lone Wolf” attack?
CLAYTON, Mo. — Authorities said a man charged in the shooting of two police officers last week during a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department had attended the protest earlier that night, although multiple activists said he wasn’t a consistent fixture in their tight-knit group.
St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch said Sunday in announcing the charges that 20-year-old suspect Jeffrey Williams told authorities he was firing at someone with whom he was in a dispute.
“We’re not sure we completely buy that part of it,” McCulloch said, adding that there might have been other people in a vehicle Williams is accused of firing from.
Williams is charged with two counts of first-degree assault, one count of firing a weapon from a vehicle and three counts of armed criminal action. McCulloch said the investigation is ongoing.
The police officers were shot early Thursday as a late-night demonstration began to break…
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