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Released video shows Minneapolis cop shooting at a car in 2016

The police officer who fired the shot was acquitted of all charges.
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In an effort to be as transparent with the public as possible, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman released footage showing the moment a Minneapolis police officer fired a shot at a car in 2016.

The video is not graphic, but it does show Officer Efrem Hamilton fire a shot at a vehicle – filled with six people – that had backed into his squad car outside of a club in downtown Minneapolis. 

Video from Hamilton's squad car

Video from Hamilton's body cam

Nobody was injured in the shooting and Hamilton was recently found not guilty of three criminal counts. 

He testified in court saying he thought the vehicle that backed into him was that of a suspect related to the fight and reported shooting that he was responding to, Fox 9 reports

The videos above, along with others, were used as evidence in Hamilton's trial. 

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