Ferguson Update: Audio of Michael Brown Shooting Authenticated

By Carla Murphy Aug 28, 2014

Audio appearing to capture the shots fired at unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown by officer Darren Wilson has been authenticated by Glide, a video messaging app company. An unidentified resident of the nearby apartment complex was using the app on his/her smartphone and unwittingly captured the sound of gunshots and the time of the incident: 12:02:14 p.m. CDT according to a Glide press release today. Lee reports that time matches when police say Brown was shot. The audio, in which a pause between shots can be heard, could be a critical piece of evidence in the investigation of Brown’s death. The unidentified resident is cooperating with the FBI.

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