Chief marches with protesters in Ferguson; 4 taken into custody

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Ferguson Chief of Police Tom Jackson marched with about 60 protesters as they chanted outside the Ferguson police station Thursday night.

Several feet away from the chief there was a lot of movement that sparked some action by police. At this point, it is believed that a few people simply tripped and fell while marching, but police officers rushed in to protect the chief. No one was reportedly injured, but at least 4 people taken into custody.

The chief was quickly escorted back into the police station by his officers.

A video of Chief Jackson apologizing for some of the things that have happened in Ferguson was released on Thursday.

The unrest stems from the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. He was shot to death by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

It has sparked weeks of protests and some violence.

A grand jury is now considering charges against officer Wilson.