We all know the story that the racebaiters want you to believe. Now, the other side of the story is coming out, MONTHS LATE. A report from the New York Times:
The police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., two months ago has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as he struggled over his gun with Mr. Brown, according to government officials briefed on the federal civil rights investigation into the matter.The Times also recounts press statements by Michael Brown's friend Dorian Johnson who claimed that Officer Wilson "just reached his arm out the window and grabbed my friend around his neck, and he was trying to choke my friend." Since Brown was 6'4" and 290 lbs. the notion that Wilson grabbed Brown by the neck through the window was never credible.
The officer, Darren Wilson, has told the authorities that during the scuffle, Mr. Brown reached for the gun. It was fired twice in the car, according to forensics tests performed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The first bullet struck Mr. Brown in the arm; the second bullet missed.
The forensics tests showed Mr. Brown’s blood on the gun, as well as on the interior door panel and on Officer Wilson’s uniform. Officer Wilson told the authorities that Mr. Brown had punched and scratched him repeatedly, leaving swelling on his face and cuts on his neck.
The officials briefed on the case said the forensic evidence gathered in the car lent credence to Officer Wilson’s version of events. According to his account, he was trying to leave his vehicle when Mr. Brown pushed him back in. Once inside the S.U.V., the two began to fight, Officer Wilson told investigators, and he removed his gun from the holster on his right hip.
Still, none of this matters to the racebaiting crowd who WANT to believe that an injustice was committed in Ferguson on that night in August. If the truth of what really happened is widely accepted then the rioters and racebaiters will be the ones with blood on their hands!