VIDEO: Arlington PD confront ex-employee Abbas Al-Mutairy shooting at car dealership.
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Arlington police released body and dash camera video of officer confronting a shooter at Vandergriff Honda. The shooter, Abbas Al-Mutairy, had recently been fired from the dealership.
Arlington Police Department Press Release
NEWS RELEASE: Arlington PD Releases Dash Camera, Body-Worn Camera Footage from Shooting Incident at Dealership
The Arlington Police Department is releasing relevant portions of dashboard camera and body-worn camera footage from the September 28, 2023 shooting incident that occurred at a local car dealership.
That evening, at approximately 6:24pm, a 25-year-old suspect pulled into the parking lot of the dealership armed with a rifle.
Minutes after he arrived, he exited his vehicle and fired multiple shots at the lobby of the dealership, which was full of employees and customers at the time.
The Arlington Police Department was dispatched to the dealership at 6:31pm. The first officers, as seen in the footage, arrived on scene at approximately 6:36pm.
They immediately located and engaged the suspect. Three officers fired their service weapons. He was down and the scene was secure by 6:38pm.
No officers were injured and no one inside the dealership was hurt.
The suspect remains hospitalized.
“I truly believe this incident could have had ended much differently and more tragically than it did,” said Chief of Police Al Jones. “I’m extremely relieved it did not. I’m also incredibly grateful that no officers or innocent bystanders were injured.”
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