Second Video Released In Baton Rouge OIS

The video, apparently captured on a cellphone from a different angle than the first, shows two police officers struggling with a man on the ground before several gunshots ring out.

The unidentified person filming the incident turns the lens away for much of the shooting but pans back to show the man lying on his back.

As one police officer lies on the ground speaking into his radio, a second police officer reaches into Sterling’s pocket to retrieve an item.

There is speculation that the item is indeed a gun and the fact that the officer went to the pocket immediately to retrieve it is an indication that the suspect likely was reaching into that pocket during the struggle.

Combined with the information that he had previously threatened an individual with a gun at that location certainly paints a clearer picture than previously reported.

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