Video: Melee in Parking Lot

By Calibre Press  |   Apr 11, 2015

Video from the dashboard camera of a Cottonwood Police Department cruiser showed a melee between a family and police officers in a Walmart parking lot March 21. One person was killed and one officer wounded by a gunshot.

Four officers arrived at the Walmart after employees called about one of the Boise, ID, family members pushing an employee to the ground outside one of the store’s bathrooms.

The family had gathered outside their older model Chevrolet Suburban when officers arrived. The confrontation started when one of the officers said they would split up the family to talk with them about what happened inside the store, Fanning said.

There is so much to dissect here.  We are glad to see the officers are safe.

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