Officer-involved shooting in Lancaster City, Killing a Latino man
Bodycam Shows Officer-Involved Shooting
Bodycam footage shows that when the officer gets in front of a residence in the 300 block of Laurel Street, Munoz immediately emerges from inside and runs toward the officer, brandishing a knife above his head, in clear view, in a threatening manner. The officer then fired. No one else was struck by gunfire.
The Lancaster County District Attorney's Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting.
police responded to a home on the 300-block of Laurel Street for a report of a domestic disturbance around 4:15 p.m. Officers arrived on the scene a few moments later.
27-year-old man who was armed with a knife. The man, identified as Ricardo Munoz, was killed and pronounced dead at the scene.
Protesters swarmed the scene and claimed the man was autistic–this was not confirmed. The demonstrators were also upset that Munoz’s body was left on the ground for a period of time.