Accompanied by her attorney, Mitchell explained how as she was driving by the scene when she noticed Brown trying to pull away from an officer as the two were “tussling through a window.” The witness said she attempted to get the incident on video because it “just didn’t look right,” but was unable to catch it in time.
“I didn’t know exactly what was going on, but I knew it didn’t look right for someone to be wrestling with the police through the police window, but I didn’t get a video because a shot was fired through the window, so I tried to get out of the way,” Mitchell said.
Mitchell went on to describe the horrifying scene of Brown being shot by the cop multiple times.
“As I pull onto the side, the kid, he finally gets away, he starts running. As he runs the police get out of his vehicle and he follows behind him, shooting,” Mitchell said. “And the kid’s body jerked as if he was hit from behind, and he turns around and puts his hands up like this, and the cop continued to fire until he just dropped down to the ground and his face just smacks the concrete.”
Mitchell clarified that she heard the gunshots after she saw Mike Brown trying to pull away from the cop, and said Brown even turned to face the officer with his hands in the air. According to Mitchell, the cop continued to advance towards Brown, and shot him until he hit the ground.
Mitchell’s attorney said she gave her story to detectives right after the incident. In the exclusive interview, Mitchell said she received no pressure from detectives to change her story. However, she described the cops on the street at the scene of the shooting as being rude to bystanders, and refusing to tell them what had occurred.
“They showed no kind of remorse for what happened to the kid at all,” she said.
Watch the interview above.
SOURCE: HuffPost | VIDEO: CNN