Dash Cam Video: AK-47 Shootout

Police kill suicidal driver who opens fire with AK-47 after routine traffic stop in rural Ohio.
1:25 | 05/04/13

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To that disturbing traffic stop caught on tape captured by a squad car dash cam in a small ohio town. Two police officers pulling the driver over when suddenly he pulls out an ak 48. They do survive this but it is difficult to watch. It started as a routine traffic stop in rural ohio. Without warning the driver flings the door open and starts blasting away. It all happened last month but police have only now released this dash cam video. In it james gilkerson unloads 33 rounds into a cruiser with an ak 48 assault rifle. Look before the shoot-out erupted. You can hear how surprised the two officers were, one letting out a scream. Whoa! Aaron thomas was outside while her partner was incited the car. Both were injured but both returned fire, hitting the 42-year-old who can be heard saying kill me. He fires up a few more bullets before he dies. Authorities don't know why he went on a rampage. Later found inside his car, more ammunition, a ski mask and gloves and instructional bfd dvds on how to make sploefs.

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