Video released of San Francisco officer shooting fleeing suspect


San Francisco police have released bodycam footage showing a police officer shooting a fleeing suspect in the back after a brief foot chase.

Police released the footage of the June 9 North Beach shooting at a town hall meeting Thursday.

Police say that Oscar Barcenas, 28, took off his jacket as he fled from officers and pulled out a gun with an extended magazine and laser sight, FOX affiliate KTVU reported.

Barcenas fell to the ground after being shot and was hospitalized, the station reported.

KTVU quoted cops as saying Barcenas ran from officers who stopped him and three other men about having open containers of alcohol on the street.

Police said Barcenas was carrying a 45-caliber Glock, which was recovered at the scene.

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