Michael Brown’s mom: Darren Wilson remarks ‘insult after injury’

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The parents of Michael Brown said Wednesday they don’t believe Ferguson, Missouri, Police Officer Darren Wilson’s version of events that left their son dead in the Aug. 9 shooting that sparked unrest in the community and across the country.

Brown’s mother, Lesley McSpadden, told NBC’s “Today” on Wednesday that Wilson’s side of the story added “insult after injury” and called his remarks “so disrespectful.” She described the past 36 hours since a grand jury decided not to indict Wilson in the shooting death as “sleepless, very hard, heartbreaking and unbelievable.”

During his testimony to the grand jury, Wilson said he was fearful for his life when he shot and killed Brown. He described the unarmed 18-year old as looking like a “demon” and said Brown physically overpowered him. At one point he said, “the only way I can describe it is I felt like a 5-year-old holding onto Hulk Hogan.”

Wilson also told ABC News in an interview Tuesday that Brown was the instigator of the fight, reached for his gun and charged at him. “I just did my job,” the police officer said, adding that while he is remorseful anyone had to die, his conscience was clear.

Brown’s father, Michael Brown Sr., said that he didn’t believe Wilson’s account. “For one, my son, he respected law enforcement. Two, who in their right mind would rush or charge at a police officer that has his gun drawn? It sounds crazy,” he told “Today.”

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