EBR DA: No Idea When Sterling Decision Might Come (VIDEO)

While giving what his office called a "recap" of 2016 officer-involved shootings, East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore said he had no idea when the Department of Justice might present their findings in the Alton Sterling shooting.

"As the chief prosecutor for this parish, however, I can tell you that I do expect that it will be released in a few months - again, not knowing exactly when that will be, whether it's next month or the month after ," Moore told reporters Wednesday. "I base this only on the length of time other federal reports have taken."

Moore has recused himself from the investigation. His office said Wednesday's press conference had nothing to do with the Sterling case.

The district attorney also talked about possible protests once the federal report is released. "Like the mayor said, it is not too early to be prepared for this decision, however it may go. I ask everyone to work with me, and work with the mayor and others, and with law enforcement, to ensure that any protests are done peacefully and factually."

"If persons decide to protest either way after the federal Alton Sterling decision, we will expect them to follow the agreement that says protestors can not protest on interstate highways at all, that they can protest on roadways when closed by law enforcement for that purpose, preferably with a permit. And that they can protest on sidewalks as long as that protest does not impede other pedestrians," Moore concluded.

You can read the DA's report on officer-involved shootings in 2016 here. Moore says it will be an annual report from his office.

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