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December 1st, 2014
11:05 PM ET

Eyewitnesses give conflicting accounts of Ferguson shooting

Protesters in Ferguson and nationwide point to eyewitness accounts that contradict Officer Darren Wilson's account that he shot Brown in self-defense.

But other eyewitnesses in this case offer a vastly different version of what happened that night.

How could eyewitness accounts of the same event vary so drastically?

CNN's Kyung Lah has more OutFront.


Filed under: Ferguson • Michael Brown • News
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  1. Paul

    Well Eyewitness accounts can vary for a few reasons like POV and proximity. But studies show time and time again eyewitness accounts tend to be inaccurate. Which is why the system goes for photo/video and recorded voices as evidence.

    December 2, 2014 at 3:48 pm | Reply
  2. William

    Students will walk out of class for any reason, it is more FUN!!

    December 2, 2014 at 1:24 pm | Reply

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