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Man convicted of shooting officers during Ferguson protest sentenced

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20-year-old Jeffrey Williams has been charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action in the shooting of two law enforcement officers outside the Ferguson Police Department (Credit: Police) 20-year-old Jeffrey Williams has been charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action in the shooting of two law enforcement officers outside the Ferguson Police Department (Credit: Police)

CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – The man convicted of shooting two officers during a protest in Ferguson in 2015 has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

In December 2016, Jeffrey Williams was found guilty of two counts of first-degree assault, three counts of armed criminal action and one count of unlawful use of a weapon.

According to court documents, Williams fired gunshots from a vehicle, striking a St. Louis County officer and a Webster Groves officer, on March 12, 2015. The officers were on a security line outside the Ferguson police station when they were shot.

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