Dramatic video shows gang member being fatally shot in courtroom


Authorities in Salt Lake City on Monday released federal courtroom footage from 2014 that shows a US marshal firing four fatal shots as a defendant armed with a pen charged a shackeled witness.

The video shows defendant Siale Angilau, a 25-year-old member of the Tongan Crip gang, rising casually from his seat beside his attorney during testimony. He grabs his lawyer’s pen.

Before any officers can react, Angilau sprints toward the witness and leaps onto the stand, wielding the pen with his right arm cocked.

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