Police in Washington, D.C., released video Thursday showing the officer-involved shooting that killed Deon Kay the previous day following protests in the city, as investigators said Kay brandished a gun during the encounter.
Protesters had gathered Wednesday outside Mayor Muriel Bowser’s home and a police precinct following the shooting, demanding that Police Chief Peter Newsham resign.
Investigators said police encountered Kay while pursuing reports of a man with a gun. They pointed out that the bodycam video showed Kay brandishing the gun shortly before an officer fired at him, striking him in the chest.
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