CCTV(with audio),January 05/08:OCOEE, Fla. New surveillance video(Not the greatest) was released on Wednesday(Jan 07/08) that shows the dramatic lead-up to an accused robber being shot in Ocoee.
The video shows a man, while on a cell phone with 911, shooting and killing the suspect.
The shooting occurred just before midnight on Monday. The surveillance video shows a man, identified by police as Freddie Carson, 40, entering the Kangaroo gas station on Franklin Street in Ocoee, getting behind the counter and trying to rob the clerk.
Police said Carson tried to beat the clerk with a bottle. A customer, only identified as Chris, heard screaming from outside and rushed back into the store.
On the tape, Chris shot Carson and is heard telling a 911 dispatcher that he just shot someone.
"Yes you need paramedics. A man just broke in. I shot him. I have a gun," Chris told the dispatcher. "He was beating her over the counter and I shot him. I came in and I shot him. You need paramedics. Oh my God, I can’t believe I just shot somebody."
Chris said he was just trying to help his friend.
Authorities are still looking for two other men they believe were involved in the robbery.
Also attached,NEWS REPORT.
Tags: Surveillance video shows customer shoot robber, Ocoee, Florida, Jan 05/08
Location: Ocoee, Florida, United States (load item map)
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