U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says he hopes his visit to Ferguson brought about a calming effect on the area. He met with the parents of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teen who was shot by police officer Darren Wilson. Holder also met with community leaders on Wednesday.
Holder also met with the team of FBI agents who have interviewed witnesses and others connected with the case. The federal civil rights investigation is being conducted along side the local investigation being conducted by St. Louis County.
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