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Michael Brown case

A group of local residents in the Ferguson community have been secretly testifying before a grand jury to share their accounts of what happened the night that 18-year-old Michael Brown (pictured) was slain. One of the witnesses says he saw the exchange between Brown and police officer Darren Wilson from start to finish. 

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch gives the witness’ main points as:


• After an initial scuffle in the car, the officer did not fire until Brown turned back toward him.

• Brown put his arms out to his sides but never raised his hands high.

• Brown staggered toward Wilson despite commands to stop.

• The two were about 20 to 25 feet apart when the last shots were fi

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