Infographic: Deadly Encounter

Robert McCulloch, St. Louis County’s prosecuting attorney, released a sequence of events in the shooting death of Michael Brown by Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9..

Shell casings
Personal items
Red stains (possibly blood)

Step 1

At 12:02 p.m., Officer Wilson stops two men and radios that he needs assistance. He backs his vehicle at an angle, blocking the path of the men.An altercation takes place. Wilson is sitting inside his police vehicle and Brown is standing at the window.

Step 2

While still inside, Wilson fires two shots. Brown runs and Wilson chases him. Brown eventually stops and turns toward Wilson.

Step 3

As Brown advances toward Wilson, the officer fires several more shots. Brown is fatally wounded.

Sources: St Louis County Prosecuting Attorney. Aerial photo by Pictometry.