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Photos: Protesters respond to Ferguson grand jury decision

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced in a press conference Monday that the jury found no probable cause to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 death of Brown, who was unarmed.

Protests and vigils were planned around the country in anticipation of the decision. Many more are scheduled to begin simultaneously at 7 p.m. EST Tuesday.

A protester talks to police during a demonstration in Los Angeles, California on November 24. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A protester talks to police during a demonstration in Los Angeles, California on November 24. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Police guard the Ferguson police department as rioting erupts following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24.  Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

Police guard the Ferguson police department as rioting erupts following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

Police grab a protester during a demonstration in Oakland, California, following the grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, November 24. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage

Police grab a protester during a demonstration in Oakland, California, following the grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, November 24. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/REUTERS

James Cartmill of Veterans for Peace holds an American flag upside down to indicate distress during a demonstration in Oakland, California November 24. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage / REUTERS

James Cartmill, of Veterans for Peace, holds an American flag upside down, to indicate distress, during a demonstration in Oakland, California November 24. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage / REUTERS

Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown, is escorted away from in front of the Ferguson police department after a grand jury's decision was delivered in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown, is escorted away from the Ferguson police department after a grand jury’s decision was delivered. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

A protester holds a sign outside a burning Walgreens drug store after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, November 24. Gunshots were heard and bottles were thrown as anger rippled through a crowd outside the Ferguson Police Department in suburban St. Louis after authorities on Monday announced that a grand jury voted not to indict a white officer in the August shooting death of an unarmed black teen.  Photo by Adrees Latif

A protester holds a sign outside a burning Walgreens drug store after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, November 24. Gunshots were heard and bottles were thrown as anger rippled through a crowd outside the Ferguson Police Department in suburban St. Louis. Photo by Adrees Latif/REUTERS

A protester reacts to being pepper sprayed by police after a group of demonstrators attempted to stop traffic on Interstate 5 following the grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of Michael Brown, in Seattle, Washington, November 24. Photo by Jason Redmond

A protester in Seattle reacts to being pepper sprayed by police on November 24 after a group of demonstrators attempted to stop traffic on Interstate 5 following the grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of Michael Brown. Photo by Jason Redmond/REUTERS

A resident, lying shirtless, keeps warm as another approaches the blazing skeleton of Juanita's Fashions R Boutique after it was burned to the ground in Ferguson, Missouri early morning November 25. Photo by Adrees Latif

A resident, lying shirtless, keeps warm as another approaches the blazing skeleton of Juanita’s Fashions R Boutique after it was burned to the ground in Ferguson, Missouri on the early morning of November 25. Photo by Adrees Latif/REUTERS

Rapper Macklemore walks with demonstrators following the grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of Michael Brown, in Seattle, Washington November 24. Photo by Jason Redmond

Rapper Macklemore walks with demonstrators following the grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of Michael Brown, in Seattle, Washington November 24. Photo by Jason Redmond/REUTERS

Protesters assembled in Ferguson, Missouri, and across the U.S. Monday night following the announcement that a grand jury would not indict the officer who killed 18-year-old Michael Brown.

A group of demonstrators walk onto Interstate 5 following the grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of Michael Brown, in Seattle, Washington November 24.  Photo by Jason Redmond

A group of demonstrators in Seattle walk along Interstate 5 on November 24 following the grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of Michael Brown. Photo by Jason Redmond/REUTERS

Demonstrators march through the streets following the grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of Michael Brown, in Seattle, Washington November 24.  Photo by Jason Redmond

Demonstrators in Seattle march through the streets following the grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of Michael Brown. Photo by Jason Redmond/REUTERS

A protester faces off against a line of police on the 110 freeway during a demonstration in Los Angeles, California on November 24. Photo by Lucy Nicholson

A protester faces off against a line of police on the 110 freeway during a demonstration in Los Angeles, California on November 24. Photo by Lucy Nicholson/REUTERS

Vehicles at a car dealership are set afire in Ferguson, Missouri early morning November 25.  Photo by Adrees Latif

Vehicles at a car dealership are set afire in Ferguson, Missouri during the early morning of November 25. Photo by Adrees Latif/REUTERS

A man kneels in the road in front of a line of police during a demonstration in Los Angeles, California November 24, following the grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown. Photo by Lucy Nicholson

A man kneels in the road in front of a line of police during a demonstration in Los Angeles, California on November 24, following the grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown. Photo by Lucy Nicholson/REUTERS

A protester stands in the street after being treated for tear gas exposure after a grand jury returned no indictment. Photo by Adrees Latif / Reuters

A protester stands in the street after being treated for a reported tear gas exposure following the announcement of the Ferguson grand jury decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson. Photo by Adrees Latif/Reuters

A police car burns on the street after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Jim Young / REUTERS

A police car burns on the street after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Jim Young / REUTERS

Protesters demonstrate in Times Square after the grand jury's decision to not charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was announced, in New York. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Protesters demonstrate in Times Square in New York after the grand jury’s decision not to charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was announced. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Protesters run from a cloud of tear gas in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo Jim Young / REUTERS

Protesters run from a cloud of tear gas in Ferguson. Photo Jim Young/Reuters

Protesters approach a police line with their hands up after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown. Photo by Adrees Latif / REUTERS

Protesters approach a police line with their hands up after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Photo by Adrees Latif/Reuters

People hold hands while praying during a demonstration in Los Angeles, California, following the grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Jonathan Alcorn / REUTERS

People hold hands while praying during a demonstration in Los Angeles, following the grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown. Photo by Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters

A protester stands with his hands on his head as a cloud of tear gas approaches after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, November 24, 2014.  Photo by Adrees Latif  / Reuters

A protester in Ferguson stands with his hands on his head as a cloud of tear gas approaches. Photo by Adrees Latif/Reuters

Protesters vandalize a car outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Jim Young / Reuters

Protesters vandalize a car outside the Ferguson Police Department. Photo by Jim Young/Reuters

Protesters vandalize a car outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri, after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown on November 24.   Photo by Jim Young / REUTERS

Protesters jump on a car outside the Ferguson Police Department. Photo by Jim Young/Reuters

Demonstrators push down New York Police Department (NYPD) barricades during a protest against the verdict announced in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, at Union Square in New York. Photo by REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Demonstrators push down New York Police Department barricades during a protest at Union Square in New York. Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch takes questions after announcing the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the August 9 shooting death of Michael Brown at the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Missouri. Photo by Cristina Fletes-Boutte/Pool / Reuters

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch takes questions after announcing the grand jury’s decision at the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Missouri. Photo by Cristina Fletes-Boutte/Pool/Reuters

A protester holds a sign outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A protester holds a sign outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Adrees Latif/Reuters

Missouri State Troopers in riot gear stand in formation outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Jim Young/REUTERS

Missouri State Troopers in riot gear stand in formation outside the Ferguson Police Department. Photo by Jim Young/Reuters

A woman approaches the barricade to confront the police outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Adrees Latif/REUTERS

A woman approaches the barricade to confront the police outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Adrees Latif/Reuters

A woman at Union Square in New York holds a child before the verdict was announced in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.  Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

A woman holds a child before the verdict was announced in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, at Union Square in New York. Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

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