Police body-cam footage shows tense standoff between Florida cops and suicidal teenager

Police body-cam footage shows tense standoff between Florida cops and suicidal teenager


Newly-released police bodycam video captures a dramatic standoff between cops and a suicidal Florida teenager who then shoots himself moments before police riddle him with bullets.

One of the bullets that struck 18-year-old Devon Gregory was from his own gun, the Jacksonville medical examiner announced, though coroners have yet to determine if that was the shot that killed the teen, First Coast News reported.

The 19-minute video, released late Thursday, shows Gregory asking cops to shoot him as he sits in the front passenger seat of a car during a traffic stop on San Juan Avenue.

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Four Jacksonville cops — guns drawn — repeatedly try to calm him down.

But Gregory refuses to raise his hands and initially tells the officers he’s reaching for his cellphone.

The exchange grows increasingly tense.

“Hey, stop!” one of the officers is heard saying, according to video posted by WJXT-TV. “Stop reaching. Let me see your hands!”

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