Support grows for officer who shot Ferguson teen Michael Brown #CNN

While the nation is watching and hearing the angry protests in support of black shooting victim Michael Brown, a different kind of support is being voiced for the white police officer who fatally shot the unarmed teenager.
In a first account of its kind, a caller to Radio America’s “The Dana Show,” who identified herself only as Josie, told listeners a detailed account of Officer Darren Wilson’s side. A source with detailed knowledge of the investigation told CNN it accurately matched what the officer has told investigators.
“He said all of a sudden, he just started to bum rush him,” she said. “He just started coming at him full speed, and so he just started shooting and he just kept coming.”
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“I can even say without speaking to Darren, without even having heard his statements, that at that moment in time, he was scared for his life, I am 100% positive of that,” Wilson’s longtime high school friend Jake Shepard told CNN.
But accounts of exactly what happened between Wilson and Brown vary widely.
Witnesses have said they saw a scuffle between the officer and Brown at a police car before the young man was shot. Several witnesses said Brown raised his hands and was not attacking the officer.140818162607-01-wilson-supporters-0818-restricted-story-top

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