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The father of a black teen whose fatal shooting in a US town sparked weeks of unrest called for calm as a decision loomed Friday about possible charges against the white police officer involved. A grand jury in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson is looking at the racially charged shooting, in which Officer Darren Wilson shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. In a one-minute video, Brown's father delivered a somber plea for a peaceful response to the grand jury decision. "Thank you for lifting your voices to end racial profiling and police intimidation, but hurting others or destroying property is not the answer," Michael Brown Sr. said on a local government website.