VIDEO: Footage Shows Man With Gun Before Being Shot By Police in Ferguson Protests

St. Louis County Police on Tuesday released surveillance video they say shows a man injured in a shootout with police holding a gun during street protests in Ferguson on Sunday night, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Tyrone Harris, 18, was charged Monday with several counts of assaulting police. Police on Tuesday uploaded a short clip of surveillance video provided to them by Solo Insurance Services at 9197 West Florissant Avenue. The video, according to police, "shows Harris grab a handgun out of his waistband once shots are fired during the protest."

A man can be seen running to the right in the video, then running back to the left with a gun in his hand. St. Louis County Police Officer Shawn McGuire said investigators are not aware of any surveillance video that shows the shooting.

Court records said Harris was part of a group exchanging gunfire with another group at 11:23 p.m. Sunday in the 9200 block of West Florissant Avenue during protests marking the first anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer. Harris remained hospitalized Tuesday.

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