,” a 19-year-old in California refused to pull one hand from behind his back or to stop walking toward police.
He was still moving his arms, and officers were still shouting for him to stop, as he lay on the ground.
Another shot from the same officer and a fourth from a second officer finally made him stop.
At a news conference, Dyer acknowledged the video is gruesome, but he said it was important for the public to see.
He said he prays it won’t spark violence amid simmering anti-police sentiment in Fresno and elsewhere. “In some cases we are one spark away from a forest fire.
And I pray this video doesn’t serve as that spark …
The death of Noble, who was white, came more than a week before police killed two black men in shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota last week that sparked protests around the country.
The video shows Noble first draw officers’ attention when he screeched his truck’s tires in their search for an armed man.