The video posted on-line shows Las Cruces police Officer Adrian De La Garza carry out a pit maneuver to cease the suspect throughout a pursuit after the suspect allegedly killed New Mexico State Police Trooper Darian Jarrott during a traffic stop, KFOX 14 in El Paso, Texas, reported.
De La Garza is instantly shot by suspect Omar Felix Cueva and falls to the bottom, the video shows, however he rapidly gets up and continues firing at Cueva till he reaches his automotive. Cueva was killed by one other officer in the course of the shootout.
In the video, fellow officers present preliminary medical support to De La Garza.
“You’re all right, you’re all right, you’re gonna be all right,” they inform the officer earlier than he’s airlifted to a hospital for non-life-threatening accidents.
The video was posted on Reddit, in response to KFOX.
Previously, dashcam video of Jarrott’s capturing and bystander video of the shootout after the pursuit had been launched.
Cueva was accused of capturing Jarrott 11 occasions in the course of the routine visitors cease in February with an AR-15-style rifle whereas he was on his solution to Las Cruces for a drug deal, police stated.
Afterward, the suspect led officers on a 40-mile chase on Interstate 10 that ended within the deadly shootout.
Police stated Cueva had a “violent criminal history,” together with drug costs involving cocaine and meth.