- Associated Press - Thursday, December 14, 2017

SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle police have released a body-camera video of a fatal officer-involved shooting.

The Seattle Times reports police officers shot the man at Magnuson Park early Tuesday.

According to police, the man had fired shots toward the employee of an apartment complex and police officers before officials caught up with him at the park.

The video shows the man ignoring orders to raise his hands before he was shot.

The man was taken to Harborview Medical Center where he was declared dead.

The officers involved in the shooting have been placed on paid administrative leave, but have not identified them.

As of Wednesday, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office did not identify the man.

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Information from: The Seattle Times, http://www.seattletimes.com


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