Police in Columbus, Ohio, released a police officer’s bodycam video showing the moment another officer shoots and kills an unarmed African American while lying in his bed.
Donovan Lewis20, died Tuesday after being shot by the Columbus police officer Ricky Anderson, a 30-year-old assigned to the K9 division. The agent is currently on leave.
The shooting took place around 2am Tuesday in an apartment building where uniformed officers were executing an arrest warrant for domestic violence, assault and misuse of firearms, the police chief said at a news conference.
A lawyer from Lewis’s family condemned the police action in a public statement, calling the agent’s behavior “reckless”. He then adds: “The bodycam footage released yesterday afternoon says it all. In the blink of an eye, a Columbus police officer shot and killed Donovan Lewis, an unarmed young black man who was alone in his bed in the middle of the night. “CopyAMP code.