Now to the latest from Ferguson. Tensions easing somewhat overnight. Police calling it a very good night and the reason they say that is that Ares were down significantly. Only six people arrested.... See More
Now to the latest from Ferguson. Tensions easing somewhat overnight. Police calling it a very good night and the reason they say that is that Ares were down significantly. Only six people arrested. This after attorney general Eric holder met with the family of Michael brown. ABC's Alex Perez can in Ferguson, has the latest. Good morning, Alex. Reporter: Good morning, robin. Authorities say this is the first time since those violent protests began that they've had a night this calm. All this as the grand jury begins reviewing evidence. Overnight, thunderstorms seepingly dampening the crowds in Ferguson. There were no molotov cocktails tonight, no fires, no shootings. Reporter: But tensions still running high. Police evacuating supporters of officer Darren Wilson following tense exchanges with other protesters supporting the unarmed teen he killed, Michael brown. This as newly released images show a heated conflict Tuesday night. My hands are up, bro. A police officer pointing a gun at a demonstrator and threatening to shoot him. Hands up. Reporter: Attorney general Eric holder visiting Ferguson yesterday trying to ease the unrest. People know a federal thorough investigation is being done. Reporter: Holder also meeting with brown's family as a grand jury met for the first time hearing evidence that could lead to charges against officer Wilson. They will have absolutely everything that there is, every piece of paper, every photograph. Reporter: This new cell phone video could be key to Wilson's defense, a witness heard in the background saying brown was shot while walking towards police. The next thing I know he's coming back toward the police. Reporter: ABC news learning from a source close to officer Wilson that Wilson suffered a serious facial injury during the confrontation. And prosecutors say the grand jury will get to hear officer Wilson's account of what exactly happened. It could be eight weeks before a decision on charges is known. Robin. At the least, all right, Alex, thank you.
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