WATCH: Body camera video shows Colorado police shoot black man multiple times in the back to death – De’Von Bailey Shooting

DENVER (Reuters) – Body camera footage from two Colorado policemen who shot and killed a black man earlier this month shows the 19-year-old was shot multiple times in the back as he fled officers about to question him about an armed robbery.

De’Von Bailey was fatally shot on Aug. 3 by officers of the Colorado Springs Police Department, who said the teenager was armed with a handgun. The video does not show Bailey brandishing a weapon at officers, but a handgun was found in his pants after the shooting.

The man’s death sparked outrage and protests from the African-American community and Bailey’s family, who said through their lawyers that Bailey did not pose a threat to officers.

Source: Body camera video shows Colorado police fatally shooting suspect in back


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