Police body cam video released during officer-involved shooting - CBS46 News

Police body cam video released during officer-involved shooting in Villa Rica

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VILLA RICA, GA (CBS46) -

Police have released the body cam footage from an officer-involved shooting in Villa Rica on Thursday.

The shooting happened around 4:30 a.m. at the Easy Quick Shop gas station on the 1600 block of Bankhead Highway.

Body cam video shows the suspect backing up his vehicle and heading toward the officers, hitting a pole and gas pump. The officer wearing the body camera then fires shots at the suspect before he drives off.

Police chased the man for several miles but lost sight of him. They eventually caught up with him at a nearby home.

He was treated at an area hospital and is now in police custody.

No officers were hurt.

WATCH the body cam video from the incident in the tweet below

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