The San Francisco Police Department has released body camera footage showing seven of its officers shooting 65 rounds at an armed murder suspect who opened fire first.
Police Tactics: Using a Patrol Car as Cover During a Shootout
According to the SFPD, the incident began when officers responded to a shots-fired call on the evening of Feb. 16. They arrived to find several residents who indicated that the shots came from inside the Panhandle, a park in the area. The officers went into the park and found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. They called for an ambulance and administered first aid. Medics arrived shortly thereafter and pronounced one of the victims dead. The second victim was taken to an area hospital.
A carjacking victim flagged down officers nearby shortly after the shooting. After an investigation, it was determined that the carjacker was the shooter in the earlier incident. Police issued a bulletin ID’ing a man named Joel Armstrong as the suspect in both the shooting and carjacking.
A couple of hours later, San Francisco police found the carjacking vehicle parked behind an RV. Suspecting the RV was occupied and connected …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life