According to the autopsy, Mike Brown was not shot in the back but from the front. The curfew is an hour away but multiple reports of gunshots from the protesters toward the police officers resulting in tear gas and smoke bombs being thrown toward all protesters. A witness on CNN is saying that there were not gunshots fired. Media says that shots were most definitely fired and they had to “hit the deck.”
Late Sunday, The New York Times reported that a private autopsy requested by Brown’s family found that he was shot at least six times, including four times in the right arm and twice in the head. All of the shots, the Times reported, were fired from Brown’s front — a finding that could contradict a witness statement indicating that Brown was hit as he ran away from police.
Dr. Michael M. Baden, the former chief medical examiner for the City of New York, flew to Missouri on Sunday at the family’s request, the Times said. In an interview, he noted that one of the shots appeared to have struck Brown on the top of his head, but that it wasn’t immediately clear what that signified. “It can be because he’s giving up, or because he’s charging forward at the officer,” Baden said.
I can’t believe that people keep bringing their young kids into the middle of violent situations. This is so fucking sad and insane.
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