Video in fatal Seattle police shooting released: 'You're going to get shot!'
SEATTLE (KOMO) -- Police have released a series of videos from a police shooting early Tuesday in which officers a man to death in Magnuson Park after a chase.
The videos show a confrontation with an apartment complex employee in which a shot is fired in the ground. Then there is video of the police pursuit in which shots are fired from the fleeing car. And finally there is the confrontation in Magnuson Park in which several officers order the man to put up his hands. "You're going to get shot," one officer warns.
The video ends with police gunfire. (Note: KOMO News has edited this video to remove expletives and graphic content.)
Police also have released photos of a pistol found at Magnuson Park.
The events began around 10 p.m. Monday when two suspects - a man and a woman - pulled off an armed robbery at the Forever 21 store at Northgate Mall.
Soon after that, a manager at The Galleria apartment complex nearby at 10500 Meridian Avenue North reported having a confrontation with one of the suspects in the robbery. The suspect allegedly fired a gun into the ground during the fight at the complex.
As officers responded to those two incidents, they ended up finding the male and female suspects at a location on Holman Road Northwest, just west of the mall and the apartment complex. The woman was taken into custody there, but the male suspect sped off in an Audi.
Officers pursued as the man started firing a weapon at them, leading them to Magnuson Park where he slammed through the gate at about 80 mph and crashed near the boat ramp.
The suspect exited the car with a gun, and multiple officers found him a short distance away and confronted him. Officers ended up fired at him and struck him.