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Missouri / Police Shooting / Police Chief Interview / A Discussion #1070261

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 2014
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Ferguson: Don Lemon) The complexity of the story behind the shooting by police of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, featured. [In interview, police chief Thomas JACKSON - explains why he released the surveillance videotape of a store robbery at the time of the release of the name of the officer who shot Brown; denies he is smearing the victim, Brown; says initially Officer Darren Wilson stopped the two before seeing the robbery evidence; notes Wilson's reaction to his name being released.]

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos, attorney Areva Martin, criminal defense attorneys Danny Cevallos and Mark O'Mara about the police shooting in Missouri. [GERAGOS - comments on the release of the surveillance video, how the police chief is in over his head.] [MARTIN - states it is well known that the community has a racial issue despite Jackson's denial.] [O'MARA - says this is now a racially charged cultural event that has to be reacted to, how the shooting investigation has to go on.] [CEVALLOS - says the story has changed in the last day: whether the officer knew Brown was linked to a cigar robbery.] [LEMON - comments on transparency.]

Blitzer, Wolf;
Lemon, Don

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