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Brown was walking down the center of the street when questioned.
Brown attacked the police officer
Brown was not running away his hands were not up.
Brown refused to stop and was walking toward the officer all the time.
His story confirms that it was not murder........

Did you read the article? The only point you listed that is in line with the account from the witness is the one that has never been in dispute, that they were walking in the middle of the road.

It does not say Brown "attacked the police officer". It said there was some sort of tussle that he could not see and he thinks it may have knocked the cops hat off. How you got that Brown attacked Wilson out of that is beyond me. That could also be, from the story Dorian Johnson told, from the door of the SUV bouncing back after it hit Brown and hitting Wilson in the face when he may have been rushing to get out of the vehicle.

It also says that Brown did raise his arms, not straight up in the air but his elbows were out to his side and hands were up where the officer would be able to see them. Maybe that doesn't meet your definition of hands up but it sure doesn't sound like it could be interpreted that Brown was going for or had a weapon.

Brown did not refuse to stop. Yep, definitely did not read. Notice this part? "The witness said Brown did stop."

"His story confirms that it was not murder" except the witness comes to a completely different conclusion when he said "What transpired to us, in my eyesight, was murder. Down outright murder"

But yeah, you would totally know better of what happened than would a eye witness who testified under oath.


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