Warning, graphic video: Officer shoots fleeing suspect
San Francisco police release bodycam footage showing an officer-involved shooting.
San Francisco police have released a bodycam footage showing a policeman shooting a fleeing suspect in the back after a short foot chase.
The police released images of the 9 June North Beach shooting in a town hall meeting Thursday.
The police says that the Oscar Barcenas, 28, pulled his jacket as he fled from officers and pulled a gun with an extended magazine and laser sight, FOX affiliate KTVU reported.
San Francisco police said Oliver Barcenas pulled this gun during a chase that ended with an officer shooting him.
Barcenas fell to the ground after being shot and is hospitalized, the station reported.
KTVU quoted police as saying Barcenas ran from officers who stopped him and three other men about having open containers of alcohol on the street.
The police said that Barcenas was carrying a 45-caliber Glock, was recovered at the scene.
Oscar Barcenas, a 28-year-old documented gang member, was admitted to the hospital after police shooting in San Francisco’s North Beach in the neighborhood.
Barcenas was a documented gang member who was shot in 2012 he pulled a gun on police, according to the station.
Some attendees at the town hall meeting, said the officer’s use of force on a fleeing man, the San Francisco Chronicle.
“Those videos do not look good,” a local politician Aaron Peskin said at the meeting, according to the paper.