A second video has surfaced of the fatal police shooting of 37-year-old Alton Sterling outside the Triple S Food store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Tuesday night.
The new video shows two officers taking Sterling to the ground.
You can hear an officer scream, “He’s got a gun! Gun.”
“Get on the ground,” you can hear another man say right before shots are fired. Sterling is shown lying on the ground bleeding.
The first video, which was captured on a cellphone, shows two officers on top of Sterling. In the video, you can hear shots ring out and see the people filming look away from the shooting.
According to the Advocate, Baton Rouge police officers arrived at the convenience store just after 12:30 a.m. Tuesday after a caller said a man selling CDs had pulled a gun on someone. Officials said the man, Sterling, was later shot and killed during "some type of altercation" with police.
Sterling died from "multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and back," East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner William Clark told The Associated Press.
Officers found a gun in Sterling's pocket, police told WBRZ.
The two officers involved in the shooting have been identified by authorities as Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II. According to NOLA.com, Salamoni has worked for the department for four years and Lake has worked for the department for three years. Lake was involved in a 2014 nonfatal shooting of a suspect trying to elude officers, according to WAFB.
The Associated Press reports that the Baton Rouge Police Department has put the two officers on administrative leave. A department spokesman said the officers' body cameras came loose during the altercation, the Advocate reports.
In an emotional Wednesday morning press conference, the head of the Baton Rouge NAACP called for the police chief to resign or be fired after the fatal shooting.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Wednesday that the Department of Justice will launch an investigation.
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