Transcript for Michael Brown's Family on Grand Jury Decision
Michael brown's family, through their attorney, now weighing in. You can see brown's mother there, her held in her hands, moments after learning there would be no charges. The reaction swift across the country. This from Twitter. You can see the number of tweets, each splash of yellow, a tweet about Ferguson in the moments after the decision. An explosion of emotion on all sides. ABC's Steve osunsami in Ferguson tonight with images inside the room as the prosecutor calls the family. Steve, good evening. Reporter: Good evening, David. Michael brown's family says their son is crying in the grave and they would like to know, just how much evidence does it take to indict a white police officer for killing a young black men in this country? They say they don't condone the destruction that happened here, but they certainly understand the anger. This was the moment when it sank in for Michael brown's mother. The grand jury siding with her son's killer. Burn this Down! Reporter: And this was the emotional reaction from her husband, words today their lawyers tried to take back. Tonight, they're calling on the federal government to come in and deliver them justice. This process is broken. The prosays should be indicted. Reporter: They tell us she's been crying for months. When I close my eyes, I think about him and I smile. I wake up and I'm sad. Reporter: But even at this church where the family spoke out today, officer Darren Wilson's supporters were here and fighting with relatives, until Michael brown Sr. Ran to calm them down. I don't want to hear that. It's all right. It's all right. Reporter: At 7:53 Monday night, the prosecutor called the family just after taking this photo, delivering the decision. No problem cause exists. Reporter: At 8:25, Mcculloch finally said the words to the world. No charges. Less than an hour later, the fires were burning the city. Tonight, so many here are questioning why the prosecutor came out with it so late. He did it on purpose. All of this is a master plan to destroy people. Reporter: Authorities say they were concerned about unrest during the rush hour. The governor promising more law and order tonight. The violence we saw in the areas of Ferguson last night cannot be repeated. Reporter: St. Louis county is now reporting 61 arrests overnight. David? Steve osunsami with us again tonight. Steve, thank you. And we move on tonight and
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