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Florida sheriff's office releases body camera video showing deputy fatally shoot U.S. airman

Posted on AllSides May 9th, 2024
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A Florida sheriff's office released body camera video Thursday showing a sheriff's deputy shoot and kill a U.S. airman at his apartment last week.

The video shows a deputy from the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office in the Florida panhandle knock on the door of Senior Airman Roger Fortson's apartment and announce he was with the sheriff's office. When the door opens, the deputy yells for Fortson, 23, to step back. The deputy then shoots Fortson within seconds.

Fortson, who is blurred in the video, immediately falls to the ground. He's seen moving...

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