Private Autopsy Results Show Michael Brown Shot 6 Times

By CBS News

Published 08/18 2014 10:47AM

Updated 08/18 2014 11:00AM

FERGUSON, Mo. -- 80 National Guard troops are being deployed to Ferguson, Missouri where protesters have been fighting with police for more than a week. Here's the latest on the investigation into the deadly police shooting of an unarmed teenager that sparked the violence.

Dozens of National Guard troops are arriving in Ferguson, Missouri.  The governor called in the soldiers to restore peace after another night of clashes between protesters and police following the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.

A team of lawyers and medical examiners hired by the family of 18 year old Michael Brown spoke today about the private - preliminary autopsy on Brown . It revealed he had been shot 6 times: four times in his arm, and twice in his head, says Sean Parcells, forensic pathologist.  “Because of the 2 gunshot wounds to the head indicating that he was bending over as they were coming down, those two shots were most likely  the last two to occur to him.”

The state has conducted a separate autopsy but  has not released its results, and federal officials have ordered a third examination of Brown's body.

People here in Ferguson are frustrated with the investigation into Brown's death.
Police are gearing up for the possibility of more violent protests. The first day of school - which was supposed to be today - has been postponed again.

There was more chaos in the streets of Ferguson overnight, as police officers in riot gear fired tear gas into crowds of protesters. Police say demonstrators threw molotov cocktails, fired guns, and looted stores.

The violence increased over the weekend after police released surveillance video of Brown allegedly stealing a box of cigars from a convenience store just minutes before he was gunned down.

Attorney General Eric Holder is briefing President Obama in Washington today on the federal investigation into Brown's death.

(Susan McGinnis, CBS News)

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