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Bodycam released of a man who was shot and killed after pointing a gun at Austin police officers

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Austin police released body camera footage of officers shooting a man to death on April 27.
Police said the audio and video released Friday were also reviewed by the Williamson County District Attorney's Office as their investigation into the deadly shooting continues.

APD officers Adam Reinhart and Kai Finch were put on administrative leave after shooting 44-year-old Thomas Price at the Summer Grove apartment complex. Police said Price was asked to raise his hands and drop his gun, but reportedly instead raised his gun toward officers.

Price was shot and put in handcuffs as life-saving measures were attempted. He was later pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital. According to police, Price was still holding a gun after being shot.

Police said no charges are pending, and their investigation is ongoing. Meanwhile, APD said bodycam footage from Officer Peter Miller was also included in the release "to help better understand the sequence of events."

Police said the incident started when they were called to the Summer Grove apartment complex in northwest Austin just before 12:30 a.m. Callers told police they saw a man walking around the complex with a rifle. Moments later, callers told APD they heard multiple gunshots and were told four to five men were being held at gunpoint.

As officers made contact with a group of people in front of an apartment building, police said Price appeared in the breezeway holding a gun. Officers commanded Price to raise his hands and drop his gun, but he reportedly did not comply and instead raised his gun toward the officers.

Two officers then shot Price before putting him in handcuffs and attempting life-saving measures. Price was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

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May-11-2024
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ThisIsButter1 (10204.00)

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