Officer shoots into fleeing teen’s car 7 times, video shows


FOREST ACRES, S.C. (WCBD) – State law enforcement officials released video of an officer-involved shooting involving a teenager.

Authorities say Officer Robert Cooper was responding to a call on Tuesday, May 17 when he encountered Antwon Gallmon, 17, in his car.

The video appears to show Gallmon trying to flee, nearly hitting Cooper with the car.

“Stop! Stop! Do not make me shoot you!,” yells Cooper. He then fires seven shots at Gallmon, hitting him at least one.

The teenager was taken to the hospital, jailed, and then released on bond.  Cooper was not injured and has been suspended with pay.

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