He never would have come forward until he read the police reports and saw that they were lying. He then went to the cops and when he realized they were starting to believe he actually did have a tape of the shooting, he became fearful for his life. At the police station. From the police. And I’d suggest with good reason.
America, fuck yeah.
We need to get this guy some money to pay for his lawyer and for whatever police run-ins he will inevitably have in his future, not to mention the smear campaign the usual suspects will wage on him. Because you know that is going to happen.