Ferguson Declared No Fly Zone By FAA

Ferguson Declared No Fly Zone By FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has halted civilian flights in Ferguson following law enforcement reports of protesters firing guns into the air.

The flight restriction comes after law enforcement officials reported heavy automatic gunfire in the area of West Florissant which has seen the harshest rioting, looting and vandalism. The information of automatic gunfire was issued by St. Louis County Police through social media; however they have not provided additional information but have confirmed a shooting incident in the area of Halls Ferry.

The riots come after a grand jury cleared Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown. Soon after the decision was announced, protesters took to rioting, looting, arson and shooting automatic weapons as anarchy continues to reign in the city.

News reports claim that firefighters have not responded to the ongoing fires after getting attacked by rioters.

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