Raw body-camera footage of the fatal Colorado Springs police shooting of De’Von Bailey released

Raw body-camera footage of the fatal Colorado Springs police shooting of De’Von Bailey released

The Fourth Judicial District Attorney’s Office on Friday released the raw body camera video from the two officers who shot and killed 19-year-old De’Von Bailey on Aug. 3 after he ran away from them.

The videos come on the heels of a grand jury report released Thursday which elected not to indict Sgt. Alan Van’t Land and Officer Blake Evenson in the fatal shooting.

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The videos show much of what has already been released: The officers contacted Bailey and another individual because they fit the description from a 911 call reporting an armed robbery in the area. Body camera footage showed officers repeatedly requesting to see Bailey’s hands. When officers went to search the teen for a weapon, he ran.

Officers can be heard yelling for Bailey to put up his hands before they fired shots into his back. Bailey collapsed moaned on the ground as officers searched for a gun and tried to provide medical aid. He later died from his injuries.

The grand jury determined the officers were justified in the shooting, citing Colorado’s “fleeing felon” law in addition to public safety concerns.

Warning: The following video contains graphic content.

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