Andrew Dunn had his father walk outside to the front parking lot, according to a news release from St. Louis County Police. Once outside, he removed a concealed metal bat and repeatedly struck his father in the head.
“There’s tremendous solidarity in the law enforcement community at a time like this, and, in fact, a time like this makes it even stronger,” says the executive director of the National Fraternal Order of Police.
The lawyer for former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson says his client wants to take what happened and make it a “teachable moment.”
The victims were identified as James Roesslein, 81, and Patsy Roesslein, 77.
Mayor James Knowles says there were going to be three meetings in Ferguson, but out of safety concerns and some confusion about where the meetings were to be held, the number of meetings has been reduced to two.
One division of the Department of Justice is in town with the goal of preventing any more rioting in Ferguson as the Michael Brown investigation continues.
Suspect later caught in St. Louis, officer treated and released.
William Lawrence had been tased during scuffle with police last month.
Nakie Wilson faces multiple counts of assault.
Both officers suffered minor injuries.