MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities in Ferguson, Missouri, say a 20-year-old man faces charges following the shooting last week of two area police officers.
At a press conference Sunday afternoon, officials said Jeffrey Williams is charged with first-degree assault and gun violations in connection to the March 12 shooting.
They say he acknowledged to firing the shots that hit one officer in the face and the other in the shoulder. However, he said he was not aiming for the officers.
Williams is currently in custody, being held on a $300,000 bond.
Officials say tips from the public led to his arrest.