'There's a black male running down the street.' 911 call by white ex-cop who shot and killed unarmed black jogger Ahmaud Arbery revealed as his family call his death a 'lynching' and demand 'justice'

The frantic 911 call made just minutes before the fatal shooting of unarmed black jogger Ahmaud Arbery was revealed Thursday.
'Hello. Err, I'm out here in Satilla Shores. There's a black male running down the street,' says the caller, believed to be former Georgia cop, Gregory McMichael, 64. 
'I don't know what street we're on,' he adds, distracted and out of breath, when the operator asks him for the exact address within the Satilla Shores neighborhood in Brunswick, Georgia. 
McMichael breaks off the call suddenly with an inaudible shout, adding: 'Goddamn it, c'mon, Travis.'
For the remainder of the 4:46-minute long call, the operator repeatedly asks in vain for information, saying 'hello, where you at?' without getting any reply.
The call happened moments before McMichael, 64, and his son Travis, 34, had their fatal encounter with Arbery, 25, that left the young black man dead in the street from a trio of shotgun blasts.
The killing happened February 23 but made national headlines this week when a leaked cell phone video revealed the two men 'ambushing' Arbery as he tried to run past their pickup truck.
The father and son insist that they thought Arbery was a burglar after a spate of thefts in their area, and that he attacked them when they tried to make a citizen's arrest.
The shocking video shows the younger McMichael getting out the vehicle with a rifle before getting into struggle with Arbery while his father looked on, with his own gun primed, from the cargo bed of their truck.
911 call captures moments leading up to Ahmaud Arbery killing
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Father and son Gregory and Travis McMichael were filmed shooting Ahmaud Arbery dead
Ahmaud, 25, was shot and killed in the street
Father and son Gregory and Travis McMichael (left) were filmed shooting Ahmaud Arbery dead on February 23 after chasing him in their truck because they thought he was a burglar. Ahmaud was unarmed and was out running. Neither McMichael has been arrested or charged
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In the footage, a shot can be heard and the two can then be seen scuffling as Arbery looks to try to get the gun away from Travis
Two more shots can be heard and are fired at point-blank range before
In the footage,  shot can be heard and the two can then be seen scuffling as Arbery looks to try to get the gun away from Travis. Two more shots can be heard and are fired at point-blank range before
Arbery can be seen stumbling to the ground as the clip comes to a close. 'This is murder,' Arbery's family lawyer, Lee Merritt said
Arbery can be seen stumbling to the ground as the clip comes to a close. 'This is murder,' Arbery's family lawyer, Lee Merritt said
The 911 call was one of two calls placed relating to Arbery's supposed suspicious behavior in the moments before the shooting, with a second made to the non-emergency number of the Brunswick Police Department.
'There's a guy in the house right now, a house under construction,' says the caller, whose name has been redacted in the two-minute clip, obtained by DailyMail.com.
He tells the operator the property is at 219 or 220 Satilla Drive, which would be around 500 yards from the home where Travis and Gregory McMichael live.
'And you said someone's breaking into it right now?' the operator asks.
'No, it's all open, it's under construction,' the caller explains. 'And he's running right now, there he goes right now.'
The operator replies: 'Ok, what is he doing?
'He's running down the street,' the caller says.
'Okay, that's fine. I'll get them out there. I just need to know what he was doing wrong,' the operator says.

The caller alleges that Arbery had been seen previously in the neighborhood.
'He's been caught on the camera a bunch before at night,' he claims, 'It's kind of an ongoing thing out here.'
The operator asks the caller to clarify what the alleged suspect is wearing, saying someone will be sent out to 'check it out.'
'Black guy, white t-shirt. And he's gone running back into the neighborhood,' the caller adds.
When police arrived neither McMichael was arrested and since then, it has been passed between three prosecutors, two of whom had to recuse themselves because of their professional ties to McMichael. 
The first, Jackie Johnson, recused herself because Gregory worked in her office as an investigator until retiring a year ago. He previously served as a detective in the police department. 
The second prosecutor, George Barnhill, said that he believed the McMichaels were within their rights to chase Arbery and arrest him, with guns, because citizens arrests are legal in Georgia. 
He also claimed that Ahmaud 'initiated' the fight - even though the start of it is out of the video frame - and that he 'clearly' tried to grab Travis's weapon frm him. 
As such, he said Travis was lawful in shooting him because it constitutes a stand your ground killing. 
Barnhill later recused himself amid complaints that his son works in the first prosecutor's office, where Gregory used to serve. 
The third prosecutor, Tom Durden, has passed the case off to a grand jury, meaning it could be months before anyone is charged or arrested since court proceedings have been stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic.  
Barnhill's own son works in the Brunswick District Attorney's Office, where Greg McMichael used to work as an investigator. 
Despite the conflict, he ruled that charges should not be brought against either Greg or Travis.
He also slammed the current prosecutor in charge of the case, Tom Durden, who has passed it on to a grand jury to weigh whether or not to bring charges. 
'Prosecutors will need a grand jury in order to formally indite them but that has nothing to do with going out and arresting the men seen on camera.
'The prosecutors actually have the option to directly indict and skip the grand jury process,' he added. 
Now, Ahmaud's mother is demanding that the men at least be arrested, let alone charged. 
She appeared on Good Morning America on Thursday morning to say that she believess the white father and son are being protected by law enforcement. 
'I think no arrest has been made because of the title that he carried as a retired police officer. 
'They don't feel like he was wrong because he was one of them,' she said. 
She revealed that she has not been able to bring herself to watch the video of her son's killing that has spread through social media and sparked outrage. 
'I don't think I'll ever be in a mental state where I can actually watch the video,' she said. 
She added that her son, who would have turned 26 on Friday, had a 'humbling spirit'. 
Ahmaud's mother Wanda Jones said on Thursday that the two white men were being protected because the father is a former police detective
Ahmaud's mother Wanda Jones said on Thursday that the two white men were being protected because the father is a former police detective 
Protesters gathered for a march through Brunswick on Tuesday - the same day shocking footage of Arbery's death went viral on the internet
Protesters gathered for a march through Brunswick on Tuesday - the same day shocking footage of Arbery's death went viral on the internet 
The shocking footage has sparked widespread outcry. Protesters are pictured in Brunswick on Tuesday. A larger demonstration is reportedly being planned for this coming Friday
The shocking footage has sparked widespread outcry. Protesters are pictured in Brunswick on Tuesday. A larger demonstration is reportedly being planned for this coming Friday
Meanwhile, Arbery's death has now captured the attention of the presumptive Democratic nominee for President, Joe Biden, who sent out a tweet describing Arbery's death as 'murder'. 
'The video is clear: Ahmaud Arbery was killed in cold blood,' Biden tweeted late Tuesday along with a link to a Georgia district attorney recommendation that a grand jury hear the case.
'My heart goes out to his family, who deserve justice and deserve it now,' the presumed Democratic nominee continued in his Twitter post. 'It is time for a swift, full, and transparent investigation into his murder.' 
Former Democratic Presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Beto O'Rourke also tweeted for justice -  stating that the attack  was racially motivated. 
Celebrities including LeBron James, Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner also posted about the case.  
LA Laker star James tweeted out an impassioned message to his 45 million Twitter followers claiming black people are profiled on the color of their skin. 
'We're literally hunted EVERYDAY/EVERYTIME we step foot outside the comfort of our homes!' he wrote. 
'Can't even go for a damn jog man! Like WTF man are you kidding me?!?!?!?!?!? No man fr ARE YOU KIDDING ME!!!!! I'm sorry Ahmaud (Rest In Paradise) and my prayers and blessings sent to the heavens above to your family'.  
Meanwhile, Rosanna Arquette suggested the McMichaels be charged with murder for their 'despicable racist heinous crime.' 
Serana Williams also shared a series of post on her Instagram Stories, making it clear she believed the death was racially motivated. 
'My crime? BEING BLACK,' she wrote, assuming the voice of Arbery.
Elsewhere, Kendall Jenner, Viola Davis, Maria Shriver and Justin Bieber also shared their outrage online.  
Tom Durden, a Georgia prosecutor assigned to examine the case, announced Tuesday that he plans to have a grand jury hear the evidence in the shooting. 
The grand jury won't happen for more than a month, as Georgia courts remain largely closed because of the coronavirus until at least June 13.
'I am of the opinion that the case should be presented to the grand jury of Glynn County for consideration of criminal charges against those involved in the death of Mr. Arbery,' Durden said in a statement Tuesday.
Reached by phone, Durden said no arrests have been made in connection with the shooting. He declined to say what charges he would have a grand jury consider or to comment further. 
Arbery is pictured
Arbery is pictured with his mom , Wanda Jones
'He was my baby boy that I had on Mother's Day of 1994. He was his sister and brother's keeper... his spirit was good. He was a yes ma'am and no ma'am type of fellow': Arbery is pictured at right with his mom Wanda Jones  

READ THE POLICE REPORT ON AHMAUD ARBERY'S DEATH


'There's a black male running down the street.' 911 call by white ex-cop who shot and killed unarmed black jogger Ahmaud Arbery revealed as his family call his death a 'lynching' and demand 'justice' 'There's a black male running down the street.' 911 call by white ex-cop who shot and killed unarmed black jogger Ahmaud Arbery revealed as his family call his death a 'lynching' and demand 'justice' Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 01:38 Rating: 5

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