SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento police released new body camera footage from an officer-involved shooting in December.
Two people and a dog were hit from shrapnel in the incident from an officer’s single gunshot near the Safeway on 19th Street.READ MORE: At Least 1 Person Killed After Vehicle Crashes Into Tree Near Aubrun
It all started just before 7 p.m. Wednesday evening when a security guard at a busy Midtown shopping center asked for help from an officer with a man who was being disruptive. While attempting to detain the man, police say the man’s dog became aggressive and bit the officer’s arm.
Police say the dog later charged at one of the responding officers who then fired his weapon towards the animal.READ MORE: California Cement Industry Working To Pave The Way Toward A Cleaner Future
The department says the officer’s injuries were not serious and tells CBS13 there was no need to transport him to a hospital.
CBS13 has learned bullet fragments hit the security guard in the leg, the dog in the rear leg, and its owner in the face. Officers say all of the injuries were minor.MORE NEWS: Police Searching For 2 Suspects Following Chase In West Sacramento
On Friday, police released 24 body-worn camera video, and one cell phone video recorded by a witness. The videos can be found here on their Youtube page. Viewers should be warned, some of this footage can be disturbing.