Colorado Springs police release body camera footage of fatal shooting of De’Von Bailey

Colorado Public Radio: Colorado Springs police released body camera footage from four officers Thursday afternoon of the fatal shooting of De’Von Bailey earlier this month.

The graphic video shows police as they approach Bailey, 19, and Lawrence Stoker, Bailey’s 19-year-old cousin, on Aug. 3.

As the first officer approaches the two, Bailey is seen touching his pocket. The officer tells him to keep his hands out of his pockets and explains that police are investigating an armed robbery and looking for two suspects that match their description. Bailey says “Oh, I didn’t touch him.”

The officer then asks Bailey if he goes by “Spazz.” Bailey shakes his head and says, “No, sir.”

In a stern but calm tone, the officer tells the two to put their hands up and tells them not to reach for their waist. He says police are going to check to see if they have a weapon. A second officer comes up behind the two and approaches Bailey.

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