CMPD releases body cam footage in deadly officer-involved shooting
The shooting happened following the armed robbery of a nearby Food Lion.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have released the body cam footage from the officer-involved shooting of Kevin Boston in June 2022.
Boston was believed to have been involved in the armed robbery of a Food Lion on Tuckaseegee Road on June 27. Officers said they found him nearby and he began to shoot at them, hitting two police cars.
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Officers then said they fired back. Boston later died of his injuries.
The footage was released almost a year later, on May 23, 2023.
The release comes after a review by the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office and an internal CMPD investigation.
No charges will be filed against either officer involved in the shooting.
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department released the full-length body-cam videos of the fatal police shooting of Kevin Boston. There is a link to the whole video, including the shooting, below.
The videos can be accessed through the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Newsroom page.
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