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A second video from the Alton Sterling shooting shows the graphic moments before and after the police altercation turned deadly.
— R. Blanco (@illygirlBreA) July 6, 2016
After reportedly threatening people outside a store with a firearm, Sterling was confronted by two Baton Rouge police officers before a confrontation ensued.
After wrestling Sterling to the ground, one officer can be heard shouting “He’s got a gun. Gun!”
Officers are said to have recovered a firearm from Sterling after shooting him in the neck and chest.
Reports indicate that Sterling, a felon, was not permitted to carry a firearm.
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