DC police department released body camera footage from a incident where an officer shot 18-year-old Deon Kay in Southeast on September 2, 2020 around 3:49 PM.
uniformed MPD officers were in the area of the 200 block of Orange Street, Southeast, to investigate a man with a gun. Upon arrival, the officers approached individuals in a parked vehicle. Deon Kay exited the vehicle and began to run on foot. Officers pursued Kay on foot. An officer observed Kay brandish a firearm and subsequently the officer discharged his service weapon once, striking Kay in the chest. Kay’s handgun was recovered by the Department of Forensic Sciences and taken as evidence.
According to police statements issued, Deon pulled his gun out right before a police officer fired at him..