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There appear to be at least two witnesses to the shooting of Michael Brown.  

The first has already been interviewed on msnbc.  Here is his interview yesterday on KSDK, the NBC affiliate in St. Louis

"It was around 1:40, two o'clock. We were walking down the street, empty street. We were just walking down, minding our business. We're both headed home, and the officer's approaching us, and as he pulled up on the side of us, he didn't say 'freeze,' 'halt,' or nothing like we were committing a crime. He said, 'Get the f*** on the sidewalk!' I told the officer we were not but a minute away from the destination."
"He never once attempted to grab for this officer's weapon."

"The first car I see, I ducked behind for cover because I feared for my life. I'm scared. I don't know what's going on. I don't understand why this officer is shooting his weapon at us."

"My friend stopped running, his hands went immediately in the air and he turned around towards the officer, face-to-face. He started to tell the officer he was unarmed and that you should stop shooting me. Before he can get his second sentence out, the officer fired several more shots into his head and chest areas."

"It was definitely like being shot like an animal. It was almost putting someone execution."

ksdk

video of entire interview here

The second is a new witness:

A witness spoke exclusively with Fox2 News about what he saw when a Ferguson police officer shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown last Saturday at Canfield Green Apartments. The man who does not want to be identified, says Brown was not armed and had his hands in the air, as if surrendering, when the officer opened fire striking him several times. He also says Brown appeared to be quiet and shy and talked with him about Jesus.
Fox2 news

video of interview here

I believe the FBI will be interviewing both witnesses.

Originally posted to TomP on Wed Aug 13, 2014 at 09:45 AM PDT.

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