Police release bodyguard footage of a dangerous southern Minneapolis shooting
The shooting took place at 6:15 a.m. Wednesday at a holiday gas station near East 36th Street and Cedar Avenue. Police said officers were involved in a traffic stop with a suspect after the shooting was exchanged and the suspect was assaulted. Although police have not yet identified the man who died at the scene, someone who identified himself as the victim’s father has identified the man as 23-year-old Dole Bale It.
The body camera video shows officers who were part of a social response team – often a unit dealing with more serious crimes and situations – with guns drawn to target a white car and officers shouting at those in the vehicle to put their hands up. Above. As the car reversed and drove forward in two Minneapolis police team vehicles, officers heard shouting orders to raise their hands, then a gunshot was heard and a hole was found in the front driver’s side window. White car. After another second, several shots are fired at the driver’s side of the car, and the driver tries to break the door and window. You can listen to about a dozen scenes before the 27-second video stops.
No officers were injured in the incident, police said.
The Minnesota Criminal Understanding Bureau is currently investigating.
Only body camera footage of an officer was released. The city’s website says, “While the trial and subsequent lawsuit or appeal are active, other footage is not available to the public and will not be released. [online]. “
You can watch the body camera video by clicking on the video box above. Warning: This is graphic and may be problematic for some viewers.
Police Chief Materia Aradonto and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey held a press conference Thursday afternoon regarding the shooting and body camera video. Click the video box below to watch it.