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Baton Rouge Police fatal shooting body cam/dash cam 

Video released by the East Baton Rouge District Attorney’s Office Monday of a Feb. 13 shootout between two Baton Rouge police officers and a 22-year-old man killed in the gunfight shows the officers were justified in shooting the gunman, the district attorney said Monday.

The video shows that officers Theodore Smith III and Sean Garic returned fire and shot Calvin Smith in self-defense in the harrowing encounter, District Attorney Hillar Moore III said at a news conference.

Both officers were wounded in the shooting when Smith opened fire on the duo with a semi-automatic rifle.

The video’s release Monday marks the end of a review of the shooting by Baton Rouge Police Department investigators and the District Attorney’s Office, which cleared the officers of any wrongdoing, Moore said.

Moore said the case will not be presented to a grand jury.

One of the officers was g

Added: May-9-2016 Occurred On: Feb-13-2016
By: aphidlip
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Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States (load item map)
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