New Witness, Tiffany Mitchell, Gives Her Account of Michael Brown Shooting

Tiffany Mitchell, flanked by her lawyer, tells CNN’s Don Lemon her account of what took place between the police and Michael Brown, the unarmed teen who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.    CNN SCREENSHOT
Tiffany Mitchell, flanked by her lawyer, tells CNN’s Don Lemon her account of what took place between the police and Michael Brown, the unarmed teen who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.
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Tiffany Mitchell told CNN’s Don Lemon that she pulled into the Ferguson, Mo., parking lot and saw the shooting. 

A new eyewitness to the fatal police shooting of unarmed Ferguson, Mo., teen Michael Brown has come forward, claiming that she saw Brown and the officer scuffling and witnessed the fatal shots that left the 18-year-old dead.

According to Tiffany Mitchell, who spoke to Don Lemon on CNN Tonight, Brown was trying to pull away from the officers, and then the officer was pulling him into the car when a shot was fired from inside the car. Mitchell said that she saw Brown break free and start running and that “the kid’s body jerked as if he was hit from behind and he turned around and he puts his hands up like this, and the cop continued to fire, until he just dropped down to the ground and his face smacked the concrete.”

She told Lemon that she heard at least five or six shots.

Mitchell’s account comes days after a friend of Brown’s who also witnessed the shooting said the police officer is “guilty of murder.”

Mitchell’s account of the events is very close to that of Brown’s friend.

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Source: The Root |  

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