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    backed away from Brown?

    The officer told the St. Louis County grand jury that two shots were fired during a struggle at his police vehicle and that he then fired three bursts of gunfire as he chased and later backed away from Brown. He testified that his Sig Sauer .40-caliber gun held a maximum of 13 bullets.

    What does the phrase mean underlined in red?

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    Re: backed away from Brown?

    Brown is Michael Brown. "Backed away from" means he stopped approaching Brown; he stepped cautiously backwards.

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