Cell phone video shows moments after shooting of refuge occupier

Cell phone video from viewer

Cell phone video from a man who said he drove up on the scene of a confrontation Tuesday between law enforcement and occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge shows the moments following the fatal shooting of occupier LaVoy Finicum.

The FBI released silent aerial footage of the shooting Thursday. That video shows Finicum exit a truck after driving into a snowbank and then step through the snow. On at least two occasions, the FBI reports Finicum reached his right hand toward a pocket on the left side of his jacket. At that time, OSP troopers shot Finicum.

A man said he and his daughter were headed from John Day to California for a bull sale when they encountered the roadblock.

In the video he recorded, one can see several law enforcement vehicles and the white truck Finicum drove into the snowbank. Officers shout at the remaining suspects in the truck and then someone behind the camera says "They've got their hands up. They just came out."

Moments later, a cloud of smoke rises into the air, presumably from one of the flash-bang grenades officers deployed to subdue the suspects.

According to the FBI, three people were taken into custody. Ryan Bundy and Shawna Cox were arrested, while another woman was released.

People in a second vehicle surrendered without incident, according to the FBI. Ammon Bundy and Brian Cavalier were arrested, while the driver was released without being charged with a crime.

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