An officer in Sydney was sent past his boiling point by a suspect who attempted to flee a vehicle stop and ended up getting shot and crashing,, and the fury he unleashed on the suspect was all caught on tape.
According to the Sunday Telegraph,,The shocking ordeal began about 4am when police confronted a car carrying a group of six boys and young men on Darlinghurst Rd, Kings Cross..
As the driver tried to escape, he drove the car along the pavement, packed with pedestrians, narrowly missing several people before hitting a 29-year-old woman.
Police opened fire on the car, hitting the driver twice, in the chest and arm, while Troy Taylor was hit in the neck.
An investigation has been launched into the use of the police weapons.
A witness, Sam Foy, said he heard six shots fired at the car. "My mate had to jump out of the way (of the car)," Mr Foy told The Sunday Telegraph.
"I heard at least six shots fired," he added.
Another witness, Victor Poliansky, 21, described the situation as extremely confronting. "I saw him getting dragged out of the car (and) the police officer started unleashing on him - he'd already surrendered," he said.
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