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The St. Louis county prosecutor in charge of investigating the police shooting of an unarmed suburban teenager called on Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to promptly decide whether he should remain on the case.

As a state grand jury prepared Wednesday to examine evidence regarding the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch told reporters that Nixon’s indecision on his status in the probe is “a distraction.”

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