Cops in California fatally shot a man who pointed a loaded gun at them in front of his terrified 7-year-old stepson — who repeatedly screamed, “He’s my dad!” during the deadly showdown, according to bodycam video.
Burbank police fatally shot David William Kahler, 30, of Las Vegas, in the parking lot of a Quality Inn in Southern California. Burbank Police Department
The graphic footage, released Wednesday, shows Burbank police responding to a report of a young child wandering alone in a parking lot at a Quality Inn around 5:30 a.m. March 8.
An employee at the hotel had asked police to do a welfare check after seeing the 7-year-old by himself for about 30 minutes outside.
The footage shows an officer approaching the boy and asking where his father is, prompting the child to say his dad was going to “go get a car.”
Cops soon learned that the 7-year-old and his stepdad, David William Kahler, 30, had been