Cincinnati police release bodycam footage of cop firing through the window, gunning mass shooter on the sofa



Cincinnati police release body cam footage of bank shooting

Raw video: body camera footage shows officers responding to an active shooting incident at the Fifth Third Bank building in Ohio.

Cincinnati police released dramatic body camera footage Wednesday showing officers in a high-stakes confrontation with a deadly gunman on a bank’s headquarters, earlier this month, — and the stunning moment the police fired through a window to take down with the 29-year-old killer.

The extended video shows Cincinnati police officer Jennifer Chilton with other agents on Sept. 6 at the Fifth Third center, where Omar Enrique Santa-Perez had shot several workers in the lobby. Chilton and other officers eventually shot and killed Santa-Perez.

Omar Enrique Santa-Perez was killed after he opened fire in the center of Cincinnati, the past week.

(Broward County Sheriff via AP)

“Pictures! Shots! Shots!” Chilton screams for the firing of her own gun.

Multiple shots are heard in the background for another agent on scene tells a dispatcher shots were fired, and all the officers are OK.

“We need to fire immediately,” said Chilton after an attempt to enter the lobby through the revolving doors.


Scenes of victims and first responders perform medical procedures have been redacted from the video. A woman who was hiding behind a desk in the lobby is also to be seen coming out as the officers secured the inside and the outside of the building.

Cincinnati-Mayor John Cranley previously praised the police response.

“The fear you can see in her face is hard to forget, followed by a sense of gratitude that the cavalry came,” Cranley said in a press conference.

The three people killed in the shooting were identified as a bank clerk Luis Calderon, 48; Richard Newcomer, 64, a contractor; and Prudhvi Kandepi, 25, an engineer who worked as a consultant for the bank.

The police Eliot Isaac said Santa-Perez’s gun was jammed during his four-minute rampage. He added the shooter bought the 9 mm pistol legally about a month ago.

County coroner Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco said Santa-Perez was “a man who was intent on killing as many people as he could. And he had a weapon, but a whole lot of rounds of ammunition. He didn’t hesitate to pull the trigger, empty the clip, reload, and do it again and again and again.”

Fox News’ Kathleen Joyce and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter via @bykatherinelam

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