A Witness To The Police Shooting Of Michael Brown Live-Tweeted The Entire Event

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Michael Brown’s mother Lesley McSpadden and other mourners Aug. 9.

2. Twitter user @TheePharoah — who identifies as a St. Louis area rapper — live-tweeted the police killing of Michael Brown on Saturday.

Bruh. @TheePharoah

I JUST SAW SOMEONE DIE OMFG

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Bruh. @TheePharoah

Im about to hyperventilate

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5. Minutes later, he tweeted this picture with the caption “Fuckfuck fuck,” then replied to another Twitter user that Brown “was running” when he was shot.

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Minutes later, he tweeted this picture with the caption "Fuckfuck fuck," then replied to another Twitter user that Brown "was running" when he was shot.

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Twitter: @TheePharoah m a r v a l a c e @_amourlace

@TheePharoah why did they shoot him?

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Bruh. @TheePharoah

@_amourlace no reason! He was running!

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8. When another Twitter user asked about the photo, @TheePharoah said police shot Brown seven times, including twice in the back.

DIGITAL ERA @SLIKK_DARKO

@TheePharoah nah u gone be cool, u just ain't gone forget that, so the boys shot him?

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Bruh. @TheePharoah

@SLIKK_DARKO yeah man. 7 times i think

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DIGITAL ERA @SLIKK_DARKO

@TheePharoah from behind ?

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Bruh. @TheePharoah

@SLIKK_DARKO the first two was, the next 5 werent, he turned around

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13. He then continued tweeting about the shooting.

Bruh. @TheePharoah

Bruh omfg this shit just happened! I was just outside.

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Bruh. @TheePharoah

Its blood all over the street, niggas protesting nshit. There is police tape all over my building. I am stuck in here omg

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Bruh. @TheePharoah

Bruh. Im so upset

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Bruh. @TheePharoah

I saw it happen man..

BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘tweet_posted_date’, ‘Sat Aug 09 17:15:37 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘utc_posted_date’, ‘Sat Aug 09 17:15:37 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3605243”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Sat Aug 09 17:15:37 +0000 2014’, ‘UTC’) ); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3605243”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Sat Aug 09 17:15:37 +0000 2014’, ‘tweet’); });

Bruh. @TheePharoah

Im over the initial shock, but gahdamn

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Bruh. @TheePharoah

Just got told to stay inside. Scene will be clear hopefully in a couple hours.

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20. As the day went on, @TheePharoah began tweeting about the gathering mourners and the growing police presence.

Bruh. @TheePharoah

Bruh they chanting we gon.be on.the news smh

BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘tweet_posted_date’, ‘Sat Aug 09 17:41:43 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘utc_posted_date’, ‘Sat Aug 09 17:41:43 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3605260”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Sat Aug 09 17:41:43 +0000 2014’, ‘UTC’) ); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3605260”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Sat Aug 09 17:41:43 +0000 2014’, ‘tweet’); });

Bruh. @TheePharoah

The dead dude dad out.here tripping

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