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Thursday 23 May 2019

Dramatic dashcam video shows man shooting at officer during traffic stop

The video shows the car’s driver open his door and begin firing at the officer in Arkansas.

The dashcam footage (AP)
The dashcam footage (AP)

By Associated Press Reporter

Dramatic dashcam footage captured the moment a man opened fire on an officer during a traffic stop in the US.

Cpl Brett Thompson stopped a car for a traffic violation in Tontitown, about 150 miles north west of Little Rock, Arkansas, Washington County Sheriff’s Office said.

The video shows the car’s driver Luis Cobos-Cenobio open his door and begin firing at the officer.

The 29-year-old drove off but was later arrested, the sheriff’s office said.

He had a shoulder wound and was treated and released from hospital.

Cobos-Cenobio remains in jail on preliminary charges of attempted capital murder, fleeing and drug violations.

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