The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office released video footage on Friday showing when a deputy hit and killed a man with his police car in late September.
Dash cam video shows the police car approaching Troy Allen Engstrom, 48, of Shoreview, Minnesota, after responding to a domestic assault report involving gunshots and a female victim in the AmericInn by Wyndham nearby.
Ramsey County MP Donald Rindal spotted the suspect a short distance away. The man opened fire and hit a Mounds View police officer’s car just above the driver’s side windshield and a Ramsey County deputy team just below the windshield on the driver’s side.
The video shows the vehicle accelerating after the shots, but ends before the vehicle impacts Engstrom.
Engstrom died of several blunt injuries in HCMC on September 22.
Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article listed Engstrom’s race, an unnecessary detail in this context, and one that does not reflect newsroom policy.
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