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

"I JUST SAW SOMEONE DIE OMFG"

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

@_amourlace no reason! He was running!

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

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

DIGITAL ERA@SLIKK_DARKO

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

10:59 AM - 09 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@SLIKK_DARKO yeah man. 7 times i think

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

Bruh.@TheePharoah

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

11:01 AM - 09 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

He then continued tweeting about the shooting.

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

Bruh.@TheePharoah

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

10:05 AM - 09 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

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

10:06 AM - 09 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Im over the initial shock, but gahdamn

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

Bruh.@TheePharoah

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

1:40 PM - 09 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

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

Bruh.@TheePharoah

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

10:41 AM - 09 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The dead dude dad out.here tripping

They got the whole ferguson department AND county brown on my street

Bruh.@TheePharoah

They got the whole ferguson department AND county brown on my street

12:30 PM - 09 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The street clean nshit. They doing a big ass prayer right now.

Bruh.@TheePharoah

The street clean nshit. They doing a big ass prayer right now.

5:12 PM - 09 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

He also tweeted about the unrest that engulfed the neighborhood during the following days.

Smoke and gas coming down Canfield... making it hard to breathe.

Bruh.@TheePharoah

Smoke and gas coming down Canfield... making it hard to breathe.

7:35 PM - 13 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Coughs and sneezes from all directions. I got a headache nshit. Gunshots ringing.

Bruh.@TheePharoah

Coughs and sneezes from all directions. I got a headache nshit. Gunshots ringing.

7:35 PM - 13 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Its crazy that this is happening in my city, my neighborhood, my street. Its too much to take in. #Ferguson

Bruh.@TheePharoah

Its crazy that this is happening in my city, my neighborhood, my street. Its too much to take in. #Ferguson

8:05 PM - 13 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Eventually, @TheePharoah pulled back, resisting the increased notoriety his tweets had garnered.

Fuck being twitter famous, this fucking with my life.

Bruh.@TheePharoah

Fuck being twitter famous, this fucking with my life.

11:01 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Dear media, please dont ask me questions. I will tell you i know nothing.

Bruh.@TheePharoah

Dear media, please dont ask me questions. I will tell you i know nothing.

3:47 PM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

BuzzFeed attempted to reach @TheePharoah on Friday, but did not receive a response.

Jim Dalrymple is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.

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