Officer Bodycam Video Released In Fatal Shooting Of DC Man

Body camera footage of the police involved fatal shooting of a Southeast DC man has been released.  Police say the video allegedly shows 18-year-old Deon Kay holding a gun before he is shot by a police officer. The incident happened yesterday near Orange and 2nd Streets in Southeast.  The mayor offered condolences to Kay’s family. Protesters gathered outside of the mayor’s home earlier today calling for police chief Peter Newsham to be fired. The officer who shot Kay has been identified as Alexander Alvarez.  All officers involved in the incident have been put on administrative leave.  Chief Newsham says it is too early to determine if the shooting was justified.  Here’s a look at the video  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNsAa9lCicU&feature=youtu.be

 

 


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