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November 26th, 2014
06:08 PM ET

Lawyers: No plans for Officer Wilson to talk to Michael Brown’s family

(CNN) – In his first televised interview, Officer Darren Wilson said he had no choice but to shoot and kill unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown.

When asked whether he is haunted by the incident, Wilson said his conscience is clear.

"How can your conscious be clear after killing somebody, even if it was an accidental death?" Michael Brown's mother Lesley McSpadden told CBS.

In an interview with CNN, McSpadden said to this day she has not heard from any Ferguson official – not from the mayor and not from the chief of police.

But what about Wilson? Is there any plan to try to reach out personally in any way to the Brown family?

"At this point it would be inappropriate given the situation," said Danielle Thompson, an attorney for Wilson.

Critics have accused Wilson of using dehumanizing language when discussing Brown, telling ABC his interaction with the teenager was "like a 5-year-old dealing with Hulk Hogan."

"He's trying to describe the face that he saw and he saw it and he was in the best position to describe it, and that was the term he used," said James Towey, another attorney for Wilson.

For more of our interview with Wilson's attorneys, check out the video above.

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