Watch Dramatic Baltimore Police Shooting During Foot Pursuit (VIEWER WARNING)
LawOfficer REPORTS: Baltimore Police on Thursday identified the 18-year-old man who was fatally shot by a detective during a foot pursuit Tuesday.
They also released footage from the detective’s body camera that showed Deal raising a handgun in the direction of the officer prior to the shooting.
Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said at an afternoon news conference that the shooting was justified. He praised the detective — Det. David Kincaid Jr.. A five-year veteran of the force with no previous shootings. Praised for doing what the department and the city expect of its officers.
“I expect police officers to chase people who bail out of cars with guns, that’s an expectation that I have of police officers,” Davis said. “And beyond my expectation, I think it’s the community’s expectation.”
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