Austin Police releases bodycam footage from shooting that left officer, others dead
The Austin Police Department released video footage Tuesday from officers’ body-worn cameras of a deadly SWAT incident in south Austin that left an APD officer and three other people dead.
The shooting happened in a home in the 9300 block of Bernoulli Drive around 4:15 a.m. Nov. 11. APD Officer Jorge Pastore, two civilians and the suspect died. Another officer was injured but later released from the hospital, according to APD.
APD identified the two civilians who were killed in the incident as Eyman Ahmed Elnemrnassar, a 63-year-old woman, and Riad Mohamed Nassar, a 32-year-old man.
The suspect was identified by APD as 35-year-old Ahmed Mohamed Nassar.
It started when APD responded to a 911 call reporting a stabbing at the home at 2:49 a.m. APD said officers entered the house in order to help the victims. When they did, the suspect shot at the officers. Those officers retreated from the home and called in SWAT.
SWAT arrived at the scene just after 3 a.m. An exchange of gunfire occurred when SWAT attempted to enter the home. Pastore and another officer were hit by gunfire. According to APD, the officer-involved shooting occurred at approximately 4:15 a.m.
ATCEMS evacuated the injured officers to Dell Seton Medical Center, where Pastore died.
According to the Austin Police Association memorial website, this was the first time an Austin police officer was shot and killed on duty since 2012.