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Stockton police release bodycam footage of officer shooting man

Stockton police released bodycam video of two officers shooting a man on Dec. 14 after he allegedly pointed a gun at them.

STOCKTON, Calif. — Stockton police released a bodycam video of two officers shooting a man who they say pointed a gun at them. 

The shooting happened on Dec. 14, 2020, at around 11:45 p.m. near the 6100 block of Maywood Lane. 

The video shows the perspective of an officer arriving at the scene. One officer is heard saying he "heard a gun rack" before finding a man pointing a gun at them. Officers opened fire on the suspect. 

Police identified the suspect as 42-year-old Dwight Morgan. Police said in the video officers found three guns while searching Morgan. 

Morgan was taken to the local hospital for his injuries until he was cleared.  

According to San Joaquin County Jail records, Morgan remains in custody on four counts of assault on a peace officer with a semi-auto firearm and one count of negligent discharge of a firearm. 

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