CNN: Man May Have Recorded Shots that Killed Michael Brown

Monday, 25 Aug 2014 11:40 PM

By Greg Richter

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
A newly released audio recording of what is purported to be the gunshots fired at Michael Brown Jr. from a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri on Aug. 9, appears to show 11 shots fired.

The 12-second audio was played on CNN Monday night, and a lawyer for the man who recorded it said the FBI has been given a copy.

Story continues below audio.




The recording was made during an online video chat, but the video portion was not released. Behind the sound of a man talking to someone on a chat website can be heard seven shots quickly fired. After a short pause four more shots are heard.

A private autopsy showed Brown was shot at least six times. The final shot in his skull is believed to have killed him.

Attorney Lopa Blumenthal told CNN that the man who made the recording did not realize its importance at first until he played it for a friend, who then contacted her.

Blumenthal said the man lived "very close" to the scene of the shooting, but did not go outside to check on the situation until sometime after it had occurred. It was at that time he realized he may have recorded the shots.

Related Stories:


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Judicial Watch's Farrell: Obama 'Orchestrated' Border Crisis

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 18:04 PM

The Obama administration "orchestrated" the crush of children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, signing contracts with so . . .

Second Ebola Vaccine Enters Human Trials at NIH

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 16:30 PM

A second vaccine that could protect against the deadly Ebola virus is entering human trials at the National Institutes o . . .

Betsy McCaughey: CDC Making Big Mistake on Ebola Patients

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 15:59 PM

The new Ebola strategy announced Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is not the right remedy to ens . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved