Tuesday, December 9, 2014

FBI interview with Dorian Johnson, witness in Michael Brown shooting, not in grand jury documents




orian Johnson was with Michael Brown when he
was shot Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo., and was
interviewed by the FBI and county police.

A review of the thousands of pages of documents released by St. Louis County prosecutors turned up no transcript or recording of a two-hour FBI and county police interview with Johnson, who was with the 18-year-old when he was shot. the associated press

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 1:39 AM

A law enforcement interview with a key witness to the fatal shooting of Michael Brown doesn’t appear to be included among thousands of pages of documents released after a grand jury decided not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the case.

The Associated Press reviewed more than 5,700 pages of documents released by St. Louis County prosecutors, but found no transcript or recording of a two-hour FBI and county police interview with Brown’s friend Dorian Johnson, who was with the 18-year-old when he was shot. The discrepancy was first reported by KSDK-TV.

The documents include seven video clips of Johnson’s media interviews, as well as a transcript of his testimony to the grand jury that investigated the shooting.

The transcript notes that jurors listened to a recording of an Aug. 13 interview of Johnson by the federal and county investigators, but documents released to the public don’t appear to include a separate transcript of that August interview. READ MORE

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