Transcript for Los Angeles Police Shooting Caught on Camera
Not widespread yet. A deadly police shooting in Los Angeles is getting scrutiny this morning. Sheriff's deputies opened fire on an armed man. Police say video shows he was still holding his gun. Ryan Owens has the story. Reporter: Two Los Angeles county sheriff's deputies unleashing hail of gunfire. 33 rounds in all. Their target this man. We will not show you the rest of the video. Cops keep firing even after he had fall on the the ground and is crawling away. 911, somewhat your emergency. There's a black male walking down the street shooting a gun in the air. Reporter: This is 28-year-old Nicholas Robinson earlier. Armed with a gun. Walking erratically in the street. We don't know. How many times did he shoot into the air? At least six, seven times in the air. Reporter: The deputies said they repeatedly told him to put down the gun. He refuseded. When he walked away there them and toward this crowded gats station, deputies say, they fired. Two people, two women and three children in a car at gas pump within five feet of him at the time. If he goes into the gas station and takes hostages or shooting somebody, we'll have a different topic to talk about. Like why didn't the police officers do something? Reporter: Robertson's family questioning whether he had to die. Some members of the community coming out the to protest. They shot him in the shoulder. He was crawling to this gas station. They could have tasered him. Reporter: In response on Sunday, the sheriff's department reelsing this freeze frame from a nearby camera. Even when he was on the the pavement, even after initially shot, that gun never leaves his hands. Investigators think this all started when Robertson had a fight with his wife. This morning, he's survived by that wife and three young children.
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