Columbus, OH – Bodycam footage of the fatal shooting at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital has just been released today.
The shooting occurred on Monday afternoon after police found Miles Jackson passed out in his vehicle and he was transported to the ER. Police discovered he had several warrants out for his arrest.
Police were searching Jackson in preparation for a custody exchange when they felt a gun in his waistband. A struggle began and an officer used a stun gun at which point Jackson fell to the floor. There is a sound of a shot being fired reportedly from the gun in Jackson’s possession. Officers then draw their weapons and order Jackson to raise his hands. The officer uses the stun gun again and then there is the sound of a second shot fired, reportedly from Jackson. At that point officers fire multiple shots at Jackson.
Medical staff attempted to revive Jackson but he was pronounced dead.
Officers Andrew Howe and Ryan Krichbaum with the Columbus Police Department along with four hospital security officers were involved in the shooting and two Westerville Police officers.
Westerville officers Eric Everhart and David Lammert have been placed on administrative leave per departmental policy.
“BCI’s investigation into the officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday afternoon at St. Ann’s Hospital remains ongoing. We can confirm through preliminary ballistic testing that the decedent had a gun and shots were fired. BCI continues to interview witnesses and complete further forensic analysis to determine all of the facts. Partial facts only provide partial truth.” – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yos