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An audio recording of the Michael Brown shooting has reportedly surfaced
http://news.yahoo.com ^ | August 26, 2014 | Adam Chandler

Posted on 08/26/2014 11:39:11 AM PDT by NKP_Vet

What's thought to be an audio recording of the shooting death of Michael Brown has reportedly surfaced. According to CNN, an unidentified man, who has since been interviewed by the FBI, is said to have managed to record the incident in which Michael Brown was shot by Officer Darren Wilson earlier this month, setting off a national firestorm.

The most notable tidbit from the short recording (and what will become subject to the most immediately scrutiny and parsing) is the existence of two distinct volleys of gunfire from Officer Darren Wilson's weapon. From CNN:

class="cnn_storypgraphtxt cnn_storypgraph3">In the recording, a quick series of shots can be heard, followed by a pause and then another quick succession of shots.

Forensic audio expert Paul Ginsberg analyzed the recording and said he detected at least 10 gunshots -- a cluster of six, followed by four.

The man who recorded the shooting was talking to someone on video chat when the sounds of gunfire erupted in the background. The Daily Mail added:

Lopa Blumenthal, the attorney for the unidentified man who recorded the alleged gunfire nearby said that she believed the audio shows, if it is authentic, that Officer Wilson had a clear 'point of contemplation' while pulling the trigger and aiming at Brown."

Also of some serious importance, should the tape's authenticity be confirmed, is the fact that ten (or, by some counts, eleven) shots were fired at Brown by Wilson.

Here is the segment as it aired on CNN with the audio recording.

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Rush was talking about this tape a few minutes ago. Said a clear-cut case of jury tampering if he's ever heard of it. After 10 days the media is made away of 10 shots instead of 6? In the immortal words of Dr. Henry Lee, "Sumting wrong heah"!
1 posted on 08/26/2014 11:39:11 AM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: NKP_Vet

Did the first round of shots hit him in the arm but he kept comming at him? And thus he needed another round to stop the threat...

My Opinion though...


2 posted on 08/26/2014 11:42:00 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: NKP_Vet

I am betting money there is video out there and the Just Us Department is quashing it.


3 posted on 08/26/2014 11:42:21 AM PDT by aft_lizard
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To: NKP_Vet
Uh huh. Two weeks later. While the guy is on a sex chat.

And he makes no audible reaction to the gun shots.

I'm sure it is legit.


4 posted on 08/26/2014 11:43:45 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: NKP_Vet

To be honest, Rush’s account of this flew right over my head. Thanks for posting this which at least explains some of the story. I’m sure this will lead the news all over Great Britain, lol!


5 posted on 08/26/2014 11:43:49 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: NKP_Vet

The guy is talking/recording his online stripper!


6 posted on 08/26/2014 11:44:17 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: NKP_Vet

I have a transcript here:

“hello Mr. Police officer. My names Michael, I’m a gentle giant and loving soul...

Can I give you a hug?

No? (muffled sound)

Hey! I just want to friends! (muffled sound)

Why do you hate black people? (sound of unintelligible shouting..)

OK, if you must arrest me, please do so. I will not resist. God bless you, kind sir. I am turning around now...

Hey, wait - no! (should of machine gun and artillery explosions for 30 seconds)


7 posted on 08/26/2014 11:44:34 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: NKP_Vet
Lopa Blumenthal, the attorney for the unidentified man who recorded the alleged gunfire nearby said that she believed the audio shows, if it is authentic, that Officer Wilson had a clear 'point of contemplation' while pulling the trigger and aiming at Brown."

If it's true, then Saint Charging Bull charged him a second time. It ain't rocket surgery.

It it's true.

8 posted on 08/26/2014 11:44:45 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yeah, the ‘sexy time’ chat just cracked me up when I saw the CNN segment. I wonder if they realized that?


9 posted on 08/26/2014 11:45:42 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Illegals Are Getting Flat Screet TV's....NOT TB Screenings!)
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To: NKP_Vet

That stuff is so easy to manufacture and tamper with. I have a relative who could make it sound like a single shot or 30 shots if you gave him the original. I’ve seen him slide and dice audio broadcasts with specialized software where there’s no way you could tell the difference. He can cut any imperfections in the recording and can put layers into it then compile them on a mastered recording where it would fool the best listeners.

Wonder if it’s the same people who manufactured the birth certificate? I hope so...


10 posted on 08/26/2014 11:45:44 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: NKP_Vet

Hearing the audio this morning, I thought I was hearing shots and echos of shots - not 10+ individual shots. I’m no expert, but the spacing seemed too consistent to think otherwise.

I do hope somebody can edit out the voice of the guy doing his video chat... that was creepy: “You’re so fine...”


11 posted on 08/26/2014 11:45:56 AM PDT by alancarp
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To: NKP_Vet
had a clear 'point of contemplation

Say what? I have no idea what this means. It could mean..."My fish blue, quantum purple under the stairwell".

12 posted on 08/26/2014 11:46:02 AM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: GraceG

If legit....my thougbts, too.


13 posted on 08/26/2014 11:46:52 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Illegals Are Getting Flat Screet TV's....NOT TB Screenings!)
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“the audio shows, if it is authentic, that Officer Wilson had a clear ‘point of contemplation’ while pulling the trigger and aiming at Brown.”

Based just on this report, I can think of at least one alternative explanation for the additional 4 shots (if, indeed, they were actually fired.) Wilson fired six shots, hitting Brown in the arms four times. Brown backed off, then came charging at Wilson. At that point Wilson fired four more shots, hitting Brown twice (including the lethal shot at the top of the head).


14 posted on 08/26/2014 11:47:03 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: NKP_Vet

Who’s to say the recording didn’t come from a birthday celebration in Chicago? Birthdays in Chicago usually end with a deaths and injuries.


15 posted on 08/26/2014 11:47:04 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

^thoughts^


16 posted on 08/26/2014 11:48:41 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Illegals Are Getting Flat Screet TV's....NOT TB Screenings!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
And he makes no audible reaction to the gun shots.

If he's used to hearing gunshots in his neighborhood then this would be expected. Not unlike how soldiers in combat zones sometimes find themselves ignoring gunfire and artillery fire as nothing more than the usual background noise.

I mean no editorial comment here. I'm just responding to your comment after watching a WW1 program tyhis morning that mentioned how soldiers in the trenches sometimes were oblivious to exploding shells and etc. because they were just used to it.

17 posted on 08/26/2014 11:48:44 AM PDT by MeganC (It took Democrats four hours to deport Elian Gonzalez)
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To: NKP_Vet
"the audio shows, if it is authentic, that Officer Wilson had a clear 'point of contemplation' while pulling the trigger and aiming at Brown."

Or perhaps this shows that the officer gave Brown a chance to back off but he kept coming so the officer resumed firing.

18 posted on 08/26/2014 11:50:39 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: NKP_Vet

Did he assault the officer?

Yes.

Did he charge the officer?

Yes.

Is he dead as a result of those actions?

Yes.

Case closed.

Next!


19 posted on 08/26/2014 11:51:04 AM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: NKP_Vet

More heresay from anonymous sources.

Disregard.


20 posted on 08/26/2014 11:51:05 AM PDT by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: NKP_Vet

Count the casings. There should be a bullet in the car where the thief/thug smashed the eye socket of the officer and grabbed the gun and in the struggle it went off in the front seat. But I don’t care if he had a pause— if the thug kept running at the officer— you keep shooting. I can’t even make up how this means anything. This case is open and shut.


21 posted on 08/26/2014 11:52:04 AM PDT by iowacornman
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To: NKP_Vet

This recording should sell a few more t-shirts.


22 posted on 08/26/2014 11:53:42 AM PDT by lacrew
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To: NKP_Vet

It makes sense really, he was hit 6 times, but he may well have shot many more. As someone else pointed out, the first shots might have hit him in the arm, and the latter ones in the head as he approached the officer, who knows.


23 posted on 08/26/2014 11:56:08 AM PDT by Paradox (Unexpected things coming for the next few years.)
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To: alancarp
I thought I was hearing shots and echos of shots

Someone called into a STL Morning show and mentioned possible echos...

24 posted on 08/26/2014 11:56:26 AM PDT by 11th Commandment ("THOSE WHO TIRE LOSE")
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To: NKP_Vet

So CNN comes up with a “sound recording” of gun shots, etc. NBC edited 911 tapes. Uh-huh.


25 posted on 08/26/2014 11:59:27 AM PDT by SkyDancer (I Was Told Nobody Is Perfect But Yet, Here I Am)
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To: 11th Commandment

We used to be across from a Gun Club. There would be a shot and the the echo. Sounds like two shots.


26 posted on 08/26/2014 11:59:44 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: jsanders2001
"That stuff is so easy to manufacture and tamper with."

The software that will do everything you mentioned is called "Cool Edit" (It may have a new name now that Adobe has bought it)

With my cheapo music keyboard I can. become a complete orchestra.

Needless to say,someone well acquainted with it can do a lot more.

Audio of any kind should NEVER be accepted as evidence.

27 posted on 08/26/2014 12:01:38 PM PDT by capt. norm
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To: SoFloFreeper

Hmmm. Weren’t snoopy dogbreath and p diddly and spite lee and some other “music” moguls at the “celebration of mb” yesterday? Seems like somebody might have access to a studio to make such a recording.


28 posted on 08/26/2014 12:03:20 PM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: Fido969

“Lopa Blumenthal, the attorney for the unidentified man who recorded the alleged gunfire nearby...”

Maybe the shots were fired at first in the car...Speaks well for not restricting the number of bullets in your magazine.

One could just as easily say that Officer Wilson after shooting, told the man to stop...freeze, but then he came running at him and shot again.

I thought there were 12 people corroborating testimony that Brown rushed Wilson, who had been attacked already by Brown.

I’m thinking, this is the same FBI who can’t figure out that the president submitted a false birth certificate.


29 posted on 08/26/2014 12:03:34 PM PDT by nikos1121
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To: NKP_Vet

Presumably Officer Wilson loaded his gun to capacity, as prescribed by dept regs. Certainly, they would have taken Wilson’s gun as evidence. They can count the number of rounds left in the gun. They can count the number of recovered shell casings. That will determine the number of rounds fired.


30 posted on 08/26/2014 12:05:04 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: NKP_Vet

“What’s thought to be an audio recording of the shooting death of Michael Brown has reportedly surfaced. “

Doesn’t fit the headline. But then probably neither does the story fit the idealogues’ needs

If this kid, rest his soul, was not dangerously high on PCP, it would amaze me, not that cops are always right, of course, and not that there aren’t other social problems

There will be a holder-led narrative so we will never know


31 posted on 08/26/2014 12:05:09 PM PDT by stanne
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Officer Williams used a gun with a mag holding 12 and one more in the chamber.

How do we get 14 shots fired? Did I misread?

It doesn’t help that all the evidence was shipped to a lab in DC, a federal lab I’m guessing.

Now we read an account sourced by the FBI, and know Officer Williams is in trouble.


32 posted on 08/26/2014 12:08:54 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: stanne

Coming tonight on CNN an endangered sea turtle with a go pro video attached captures Indonesian Flight 387 going down, film a 5:00


33 posted on 08/26/2014 12:09:21 PM PDT by spawn44 (MOO)
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You fire six shots at a guy charging you. You think that should be enough. He keeps coming. You unload four more rounds.

There, that was hard to figure out. Whew am I tired.


34 posted on 08/26/2014 12:09:27 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (We'll know when he's really hit bottom. They'll start referring to him as White.)
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CNN’s crawl said they can not verify.

IOW the audio came from nbc’s audio editing room?

crump and parks are working overtime to salvage this fiasco.


35 posted on 08/26/2014 12:15:23 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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“Forensic audio expert Paul Ginsberg analyzed the recording and said he detected at least 10 gunshots — a cluster of six, followed by four.”

Let me guess. Ginsberg was asked to opine on how many shots he might have heard on this recording, but was not asked if he knows for certain that it genuinely represents the Brown shooting incident, and if so, how.

Sounds like the recording do not have the first gunshot, from inside the car? Sex chat didn’t start until the exact second of the main shooting?


36 posted on 08/26/2014 12:16:05 PM PDT by Chewbarkah
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To: jsanders2001
Look for "Audacity" if it does not show on the first page. 'Audacity' is 100% freeware. It does what your uncle's software does.
37 posted on 08/26/2014 12:21:34 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Why does every totalitarian political hack think that he knows how to run my life better than I do?)
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To: NKP_Vet

Doesn’t seem to me to be a ground breaking piece of evidence either way. Though it does seem to correlate with what the witness that was accidentally recorded said. His statement was “I think he missed him. Then the dude started running – kept coming towards the police.” Brown probably ran towards Officer Wilson and the first volley of six were ineffective, hence the second volley of four.

As for the number shots fired, the authorities no doubt already knew that anyhow.


38 posted on 08/26/2014 12:23:04 PM PDT by mrbinga
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There would be a shot and the the echo. Sounds like two shots.

During Garand matches, when we are in the pit, pulling targets between shots, there are three distinct sounds. The first is the whip-like crack of the round going overhead (supersonic speeds), the second is the whump of the round against the backdrop (immediately after the crack), and then the last is the sound of the firing of the round finally reaching us as it had to travel 200 yards.

It was "CRACK-WHUMP-BANG". Kinda cool, actually.

39 posted on 08/26/2014 12:23:36 PM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: chris37
Did he assault the officer? Yes. Did he charge the officer? Yes.

Neither of these assertions has yet been proven. There are other theories that explain the actual known facts, though not perhaps as well.

For instance, if the cop has a broken head bone, it is possible Brown gave that to him while legitimately defending himself against an unprovoked attack by the cop. Admittedly, not very likely.

We also have, to my knowledge, no indisputable evidence that he was charging the cop when killed. Though I suspect that's exactly what happened, it hasn't been proven yet.

40 posted on 08/26/2014 12:24:21 PM PDT by Sherman Logan (Perception wins all the battles. Reality wins all the wars.)
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To: NKP_Vet

So even if this tape is legit, it shows the cop had a 60% accuracy rate, even with a serious injury.


41 posted on 08/26/2014 12:27:14 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Sherman Logan
well there is a lot we don't know..so my common sense tells me the chance a police officer in broad daylight on a Saturday in a densely populated area probably didn't execute brown, as he knew there was at least one other person nearby-browns friend...to leap to murder beyond a reasonable doubt will require substantial evidence other than notoriously unreliable eyewitness accounts..
42 posted on 08/26/2014 12:30:47 PM PDT by rolling_stone (1984)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Sounds like the perv was too busy to notice a war going on outside the window.


43 posted on 08/26/2014 12:31:02 PM PDT by bray (Palin/Bibi 2016)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

We were not there. I THINK THE OFFICER IS JUSTIFIED DUE TO INJURIES TO OFFICER WILSON.


44 posted on 08/26/2014 12:31:16 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: capt. norm; jsanders2001
The software that will do everything you mentioned is called "Cool Edit" (It may have a new name now that Adobe has bought it)

Adobe Audition, I use it every day at work. Just goofing around one time a few years ago, I took a recording of a single gun shot and edited it to make it sound like 50 men were firing multiple shots at each other.

45 posted on 08/26/2014 12:32:34 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: bray

Recorded at that nudie bar out by the airport.
The one next door to a gun range.


46 posted on 08/26/2014 12:42:26 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: A CA Guy

I was simply showing that the audio (if it is actually legitimate) proves nothing.


47 posted on 08/26/2014 12:46:24 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: NKP_Vet

Eric Holder is almost certainly familiar with this audio expert, if not downright chummy. Greenberg is the guy who determined that the Branch Davidians started themselves on fire in Waco, based on conversations he extracted and enhanced from audio the FBI was collecting from inside the compound. That analysis played a big role in shifting blame off the feds.


48 posted on 08/26/2014 12:58:21 PM PDT by Eroteme
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To: NKP_Vet

Did the audeo record the single gunshot inside the Tahoe?


49 posted on 08/26/2014 1:05:12 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: NKP_Vet

This really points to the determination of Brown to get to Wilson and presumably kill him. A logical person getting hit with a bullet even once would turn away and/or run for cover. Brown was driven by pure rage. For him the fight or flight response was clearly to fight.


50 posted on 08/26/2014 1:05:39 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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