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Cellphone video captures deadly officer-involved shooting in Riverside

Posted: 9:17 PM, Aug 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-13 08:25:43-04

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KGTV) -- Video shows the moment shots were fired during a shootout in Riverside that killed one CHP officer and left two more hospitalized.

The video appears to be filmed by a woman pulled over onto the side of the road near the 215 freeway, where the shooting took place.

Three officers were shot and one died as a result of the shooting. The suspect was also killed in the shootout.

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According to Riverside Police, the shooting happened around 6 p.m. on the 215 freeway near Box Springs Boulevard and Eastridge Avenue.

Video filmed near the scene captures the sound of shots as the suspect can be seen approaching a CHP car with what appears to be a rifle.