Body Camera Footage of Parolee Shooting At Buffalo Cops [WATCH]
The Buffalo Police Department just released the body camera footage of the shooting and pursuit after two Buffalo Police Officers were fired upon at nearly point-blank range while they were in their patrol car.
A few days ago it's alleged that a man on parole, later identified by the Buffalo Police Department as 27-year-old Nakeem Haynes from Buffalo, fired at the officers, and the round(s) went through the windshield of the officer's patrol car, barely missing them.
The officers then chased the shooter on foot, returning fire at him. The alleged suspect was shot by Buffalo Police Officers at least 8 times during their pursuit.
The suspect Haynes was reported to be in stable condition at the Erie County Medical Center and is expected to survive being shot by officers. He's been described as a convicted felon who was out on parole. So far being charged with at least 2 counts of first-degree attempted murder. Officials report that additional charges are pending.
A lot of the activity occurred in the vicinity of Broadway and Sears Street in Buffalo's Broadway/Fillmore neighborhood. In the body camera footage, you can hear multiple gunshots being fired in the background, along with seeing Emergency Medical personnel on site. Another officer's camera shows Haynes on the ground as officers administor medical assistance until EMS arrives.
Footage from another BPD officer's camera shows the foot chase that occurred and shows the shootout between the suspect and BPD officers.
The video also has still images of the Buffalo Police Car that had bullet holes in the windshield, along with what is alleged to be the weapon that the suspect had on him.
Throughout the various parts of the different videos, you can hear multiple gunshots in the background coming from different areas in the neighborhood.
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