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US NewsFootage of deadly police chase shows officers fire 70 shots at suspect

10:35  10 may  2019
10:35  10 may  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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Police have released dramatic body camera footage of officers firing more than 70 shots at a suspect as they chased him in their vehicle through a His partner has been placed on leave. The suspect they were pursuing died from the injuries he received. Image: More than 70 shots were fired

** (Disclaimer: This video content is intended for educational and informational purposes only) ** A suburban Columbia officer fired seven shots at a driver

Footage of deadly police chase shows officers fire 70 shots at suspect © Sky News Screen Grab More than 70 shots were fired in the space of two-and-a-half minutes

Watch: 70 shots fired in two-and-a-half minutes (Sky)

Police have released dramatic body camera footage of officers firing more than 70 shots at a suspect as they chased him in their vehicle through a busy residential area.

One of the officers is seen firing multiple shots through his own windscreen during the chase in Anaheim in California last July.

That officer, who was driving the patrol car at the time, has now been sacked. His partner has been placed on leave. The suspect they were pursuing died from the injuries he received.

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While leading police on a brief circuitous chase through the neighborhood, the suspect collided with an unoccupied parked car. He then exited his own vehicle at 18th Avenue South and South Dearborn Street, where he fired one shot at Officers US cops fire 70 shots at suspect in deadly chase .

The footage shows an officer opening fire as the suspect runs across traffic on the freeway in the Hollywood area. The suspect was identified as 36-year-old Harut Torosyan Police say he has a lengthy criminal record and was on probation. US cops fire 70 shots at suspect in deadly chase .

Footage of deadly police chase shows officers fire 70 shots at suspect © Sky News Screen Grab Eliuth Nava died of his injuries But although prosecutors described the officers' actions as "alarming" and "irresponsible", they said they had "reasonably feared for their lives" and should not face criminal charges.

Officers Sean Staymates and Kevin Pedersen had been alerted by family members of 50-year-old Eliuth Nava that he was possibly armed, disturbed and under the influence of drugs. When the police encountered his truck, he refused to stop.

As the pursuit unfolded, Pedersen, who was driving said he saw the suspect reach down into the vehicle and produce what appeared to be a handgun.

On the body camera recording, Pedersen can be heard in between volleys of gunfire warning his colleague of people and vehicles in their way. Staymates reaches for a rifle before opening fire out of the passenger window.

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Officer Cazarez then fired an additional shot which caused the suspect to fall to the ground. This ended the assault on the officers by the suspect , and he was taken into San Jose resident who is on parole for assault with a deadly weapon and is a gang registrant with San Jose Police Department.

Footage of deadly police chase shows officers fire 70 shots at suspect © Sky News Screen Grab Officers thought the suspect had a handgun - it turned out to be an air pistol The two can be heard discussing that the suspect had apparently been hit by their gunfire and was bleeding. A short time later, Nava's truck is seen to have stopped and the officers get out of their car and continue firing.

Officers discovered that what they thought was a handgun was in fact an air pistol.

Pedersen fired about 80% of the 76 shots in two-and-a-half minutes. Confirming his dismissal, Anaheim police chief Jorge Cisneros said: "His overall performance fell far short of the standards the community and the police department expects."

The issue of the use of deadly force by police has inflamed tensions in communities across the US.

Anaheim mayor Harry Sidhu said the decision to release the video footage of this incident to the public was intended to be a transparent sharing of information about public safety.

He and the police chief have met Mr Nava's family. Police say his relatives had become alarmed at his behaviour in the days leading up to the shooting.

But Mayor Sidhu said: "We failed what we expect of ourselves and what the community demands of us."

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