Rally in support of Ferguson officer

More than 100 people rallied in support of Officer Darren Wilson Sunday evening in downtown St. Louis outside of the KSDK NewsChannel 5 studios.

The rally was organized by the Support Darren Wilson Facebook page, which was created on Saturday. In just over 24 hours the page grew to more than 14,000 likes.

Those at the rally signed posters in support of Wilson. Some held signs urging for peace, "Support our police! Pray for peace."

Some of the protesters complained about a NewsChannel 5 decision on Friday to a air a picture of Wilson's home.

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Buckets were passed around to collect donations for Wilson and his family.

During the rally a post on the Facebook page announced a GoFundMe page for the Wilson family.

The GoFundMe page description says, "This page has been created to support Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson Police Department. We stand behind Officer Darren Wilson and his family during this trying time in their lives. All proceeds will be sent directly to Darren Wilson and his family for any financial needs they may have including legal fees.

During the rally a small group of people gathered across the street to protest the rally.


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