A man who was looking for a way out went into a business, fired his gun in the air and told employees to call police. He was looking for a gun fight, and that’s exactly what he got.
31-year-old Brandon Stacey had a history of mental illness, and did own a firearm. This firearm was stored at a relative’s house for safe-keeping, but Stacey retrieved it after telling them that he was going to the range for target practice.
As soon as officers arrive, they enter the building and are immediately fired upon. An officer is hit, but luckily he was wearing a bulletproof vest.
Another officer engages Stacey, and many shots are exchanged.
Give the video below a watch, which shows both perspectives.
Stacey did not survive the encounter.