An eyewitness to the police-custody death of George Floyd described how he felt his own safety was in danger — and called 911 on the scene “because I believe I witnessed a murder.”
“I was totally scared for my safety and people around me,” Donald Williams, who is also a competitive mixed martial arts fighter, testified during the second day in the murder trial of ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin, where prosecutors played his 911 call.
“I felt the need to call the police on the police,” he said.
In the 911 call played to the court, Williams is heard insisting Floyd did not resist arrest.
“Officer 987 killed a citizen in front of a Chicago store,” Williams, 33, said during the chilling May 25 call, referring to Chauvin’s badge number.
“He just pretty much just killed this guy that wasn’t resisting arrest. He had his knee on the dude’s neck the whole time, Officer 987.”
“The man stopped