Dashcam video released of deadly Halloween deputy-involved shooting

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has released video of the Oct. 31 officer-involved shooting that killed a teenager. Jose Luis Centeno Jr., 17, died in the shooting. Authorities say...

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The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has released video of the Oct. 31 officer-involved shooting that killed a teenager.

Jose Luis Centeno Jr., 17, died in the shooting.

Authorities say a deputy tried to pull Centeno over for a traffic stop after Centeno’s vehicle failed to stop for a school bus that was unloading students in the 7600 block of Spring Cypress Road.

Instead, Centeno reportedly took off. After a brief pursuit, his vehicle became stuck in a ditch in the 14800 block of Stuebner Airline Road.

As deputies approached his vehicle on foot, Centeno allegedly disregarded deputies’ verbal commands, then raised a handgun and fired it in the deputies’ direction from the driver’s seat.

Five deputies then returned fire, fatally wounding Centeno. It was later determined that Centeno’s weapon was a replica air gun powered by a carbon-dioxide canister.

The incident remains under investigation by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit and Internal Affairs.

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Source: abc13.com

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