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Earlier this week, Fox News reported that Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old unarmed Michael Brown, suffered a fractured eye socket following his confrontation with the teenager. The reporter, Hollie McKay, cited a “source close to the [police] department’s top brass” as providing that information to the network.

However, on CNN Thursday, Don Lemon reported that Wilson did not suffer a fractured or broken eye socket and was rather treated at the hospital for swelling around his face and eyes. Noting that that specific injury has not been reported by CNN, “but is making its way around other media organization,” Lemon cited a “source close to the investigation” who told CNN that Wilson’s x-rays came back negative for a fractured eye socket.

“That source says it is not true, at all, he did not have a torn eye socket,” Lemon said. “Unequivocally.”

Charles Johnson, over at Little Green Footballs has been doggedly following the bs for days. He raised the issue "If Darren Wilson Was “Savagely Beaten,” Why Did Neighbors See Him Mowing His Lawn Just a Few Days Later?" and has followed the altered, falsely presented "CT" Scan, (generic photo from Univ. of Iowa and NOT Darren Wilson's) touted by "Dumbest Man on the Internet", Jim Hoft.

Originally posted to Denise Oliver Velez on Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 02:44 AM PDT.

Also republished by Black Kos community, Barriers and Bridges, Support the Dream Defenders, and Police Accountability Group.

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