New witnesses say Mike Brown killed while his hands were up

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Two new eyewitnesses have emerged in the killing of Mike Brown. According to a video and interview obtained by CNN, two construction workers saw Ferguson, Missouri, police officer shoot and kill Brown while his hands were up.

The cellphone video was taken shortly after Brown’s death. The two construction workers are seen standing by a truck about 50 feet from Brown’s murder scene. One of the workers yelled, “He had his f—— hands up!” and placed his hands above his shoulders.

The construction worker, who did not want to be identified, later revealed that Wilson never told Brown to get on the ground and kept shooting while he was in retreat.

The construction worker’s account is similar to other eyewitnesses who say Brown was not a threat when Wilson killed him.

On Sept. 9, dozens of citizens in Ferguson protested by marching near the Interstate 70 ramp because Wilson has yet to be arrested for the killing of Brown. However, dozens of protesters were arrested during the recent rally.

A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.

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