Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was shot dead in February in Brunswick, Georgia by two white men who said they chased him believing he was a burglar. New video appears to show Arbery was just jogging.

  • Arbery, 25, was shot to death in Brunswick, a coastal city about midway between Savannah and Jacksonville, Florida, on Feb. 23 as he was running through the Satilla Shores neighborhood.
  • Police have identified the two shooters as Gregory McMichael, 64, and his son, Travis McMichael, 34, of Brunswick. Neither has been arrested or charged.
  • A prosecutor vowed Tuesday to take the case to a grand jury but the family says there is no reason to wait for the arrests.
  • According to a police report, McMichael spotted Arbery on foot “hauling ass” down Satilla Drive and thought he was a burglar who had recently been targeting the neighborhood.
  • McMichael armed himself with a .357 Magnum, his son with a shotgun. They jumped into their pickup truck and chased Arbery.
  • Police said a third man, identified as a neighbor, joined the chase and jumped into the McMichaels’ truck.
  • When they caught up to him, Gregory McMichael told police that he shouted at Arbery to stop.
  • There was a confrontation and Arbery was shot.
  • Attorneys for Ahmaud Arbery’s family released a video showing the shooting from the perspective of an automobile dashcam.
  • In the video, a truck is seen parked in the middle of the road, blocking passage.
  • McMichael can be seen standing next to the truck holding a shotgun.
  • Another man can be seen, apparently holding a handgun, in the bed of the pickup.
  • Arbery is seen jogging down the middle of the road. He sees the men and jogs around the truck.
  • Arbery briefly goes off-camera, behind the truck, and emerges into the frame tussling with McMichael.
  • Arbery can be seen gripping the barrel of the gun attempting to push it toward the ground.
  • They go off-camera and powder from the gunshot can be seen erupting.
  • They come back into frame, Arbery still holding the barrel of the rifle. The rifle swings upward into Arbery’s stomach, and he is shot.
  • Civil rights lawyer Benjamin Crump, who is also representing the family, said, “They were profiling him, saying he’s a burglar. The only thing they knew was that he was a young black man.”
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