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Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson resigns

Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot dead unarmed black teenager Michael Brown has resigned from the Ferguson Police Department, his attorney said, according to Associated Press.

The news agency reported the decision, which comes nearly four months after the fatal confrontation with the black 18-year-old that fueled protests in the St. Louis suburb and across the nation.

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More protests across US over Michael Brown shooting

Police face off with a protester in San Francisco. Credit: Reuters

There were more protests across the US last night over the decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson over the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.

Riot police face protesters in central San Francisco. Credit: Reuters

As well as more disturbances in Ferguson itself, crowds gathered in the Californian cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles to voice their discontent at the grand jury's decision.

Police handcuff a protester in Los Angeles. Credit: Reuters

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