ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. — The Altamonte Springs Police Department released bodycam video that shows what happened during an officer-involved shooting Tuesday.
They were first called to the River Run neighborhood after calls that someone was knocking on doors with a rifle in his hands.
Officers walked up to 65-year-old Erick Seckington as he stood by a neighbor’s fence.
They called out to him multiple times, but he didn’t respond. Then, he raised his rifle, and they shot him.
Seckington later died in the hospital.
Channel 9 dug into his history and found out he’s had trouble in the neighborhood for a while.
Investigators said Altamonte Springs Police had been called to the neighborhood 40 times since 2019 for issues with Seckington.
Channel 9 obtained documents showing that he missed a court date for a trespassing charge last week because he was getting treatment at a mental health facility.
Channel 9 also learned that a next-door neighbor had a restraining order against him.
The officer is still on paid administrative leave while FDLE works through their investigation.
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