During the protest, police in Lancaster, Pennsylvania shot a 27-year-old man, who ran over an officer, stabbing him with a knife over his head.
- Protesters took to the streets in Lancaster, Pennsylvania after police shot someone badly
- The bodycam video shows 27-year-old Ricardo Munoz ‘stabbing his head’ in a threatening manner.
- The Lancaster District Attorney’s Office is investigating the incident
- Protesters gathered outside Lancaster Police Headquarters demanding accountability
- Warning: graphic content
The bodycam video shows 27-year-old Ricardo Munoz ‘stabbing his head’ in a threatening manner. He was shot and killed
A mob gathered in a city of Pennsylvania Sunday evening after a man was badly shot by a man who officials say was the answer to a domestic disturbance.
The shooting, which occurred just after 4 pm in Lancaster, killed 27-year-old Ricardo Munoz, the Lancaster County District Attorney’s office said The office will investigate the incident.
The officer’s body camera footage showed Munoz exiting the home and running to the officer when he arrived at the residence as part of the call.
When the officer opened fire on him, Munoz could be seen ‘in clear view’ and ‘threateningly’ with a knife over his head.
Ricardo Muñoz was shot by an officer who says officers were responding to a domestic disturbance. He can be seen here holding a knife in his right hand
The officer dealing with the unrest did not hesitate to shoot at Munoz
Munoz fell to the ground and died a short time later on the spot.
Munoz died on the spot and no one else was killed by the gunmen.
District Attorney Heather Adams said, “Police-involved shootings have a significant impact on a community, as we gather in large numbers on the streets.” ‘However, I am asking that all responses be restrained as the investigation continues.’
WGAL-TV reported windows Police vehicles were broken into during a shooting protest on Sunday night.
Protesters gathered outside Lancaster Police Headquarters demanding accountability
Lancaster Police Chief Zardad Berkheiser held a brief news conference on Sunday but shared very few details of the shooting
Police and protesters are on the scene after Ricardo Munoz was shot by police on Sunday
Police were on the scene and tried to maintain order among the protesters
The mob marched to the city’s police station to continue their protest and it could be said that ‘democracy looks like this’.
Police Chief Jarad Burkhaiser held a brief news conference on Sunday but shared very few details of the shooting. He said people could live near the crime scene, but urged them to remain calm and calm.
A ‘final determination on the use of force’ will be made by District Attorney Adams.
The DA’s office requested, “We ask that the acts of protest remain peaceful and that violence and property destruction will become headlines and have no purpose for the safety and well-being of our citizens and neighborhood.”
Lancaster Mayor Danin Soares also issued a statement, ‘It has been a heart-wrenching day for our city. I mourn the loss of life and know that as the investigation continues, more questions should be answered. ‘