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Bakersfield Police Release Video of Officer Shooting and Killing Fugitive David Oh

The Bakersfield Police Department has released bodycam video from a critical incident that resulted in the fatal shooting of Fugitive David Oh.

BPD bodycam video showing Fugitive David Oh holding a knife. Credit BPD

Bakersfield Police Department Press Release Re: David Oh Shooting

We have posted a community debriefing regarding the officer involved shooting which occurred on November 26th, 2023, in the 2100 block of Manning Street. The debriefings contain actual footage of the shootings and summations of information known to officers at the time. The debriefing videos can be found on the Bakersfield Police Department website and all the department’s social media platforms.

Chief of Police Greg Terry said, “The public has a legitimate interest in obtaining timely and accurate information about police shootings, and the Bakersfield Police Department is committed to making that information available. We will release the body worn camera footage of officers in critical incidents as soon as it is possible to do so without compromising an investigation. This is our commitment to accountability and professionalism.”

The Bakersfield Police Department officer who discharged his firearm is identified as Officer Dakota Leopardi-LaCombe. Officer Leopardi-LaCombe has been employed as a police officer with the Bakersfield Police Department for approximately two years.

As is the standard procedure, the officer was placed on paid administrative leave during the investigation into the use of force.

Source: KGET News

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