Roland Martin, Attorney Benjamin Crump and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel (featuring Rock Newman, Mayor William Bell, Lauren Victoria Burke, Francesca Chambers and Yamiche Alcindor) dissect the new audio and video released in the Michael Brown shooting case.
Attorney Benjamin Crump, who spoke with Martin via phone said, “… at the very beginning Ferguson Police Department did what most police departments do all around the country when they have a claim of excessive force in a police shooting, they try to demonize the victim and put the police officer on a pedestal and find ways to justify the shooting.”
When discussing new video of Wilson arriving and departing from the Ferguson police station, Crump added, Ferguson Police said Darren Wilson had an orbital blowout fracture to his eye socket and said, “… we see in this video over two hours almost three hours later, that there is nothing wrong with his eye.
Crump also said, Wilson “is walking not holding his eye and if you remember on the scene when Michael Brown is laying dead on the ground he is walking around he is not holding his eye.”
Crump said if Wilson’s “injuries are so horrible why didn’t he go to the doctor?” He then questioned claims made by Ferguson Police, asking if this is their method “… to try to justify the killing on an unarmed Black kid.”
Listen to Martin and the “NewsOne Now” panel discuss the latest developments in the grand jury investigation of the shooting on Michael Brown in the clip above.
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