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Watch: New surveillance video released from Kent officer-involved shooting

New surveillance video, released Thursday, shows the moments leading up to a deadly officer-involved shooting in Kent. (Photo from video provided by Des Moines Police)

KENT, Wash. - New surveillance video, released by police on Thursday, shows the moments leading up to a deadly officer-involved shooting in Kent.

Investigators said police attempted to pull over a driver, identified as Giovonn Joseph-McDade, early Saturday morning, in the 25400 block of 104th Ave SE. But, he didn't stop and sped off.

Officers pursued the vehicle, one also tried a pit maneuver, but was unsuccessful in getting him to stop.

Police said Joseph-McDade then pulled onto a dead-end road near 99th Ave, and S. 244th St.

Investigators said the surveillance video shows Joseph-McDade pull into a cul-de-sac, then drive up onto a curb as he tried to turn around. They said he then rammed a patrol car.

An officer is heard yelling at him to stop, but he accelerates toward the officer. That's when the officer fired two shots, striking Joseph-McDade.

WATCH: Surveillance video of Kent officer-involved shooting on June 24:

The officers called 911 and immediately began first aid, but Joseph-McDade died at the scene.

Detectives recovered 4.9 grams of suspected methamphetamine from his wallet. During a search warrant of the vehicle, they also seized more than 69 grams of marijuana.

The passenger in the car, Devonte Cheeks, was not injured, but was taken into custody for outstanding, unrelated warrants.

Investigators said only one officer opened fire, but both officers involved were placed on paid administrative leave per department protocol.

The 42-year-old officer who fired shots has been with the Kent Police department for more than five years, the other officer was 26 years old and has been with department for nearly two and a half years.

The Des Moines Police Department, which is part of the Valley Investigative Team, is leading the investigation.


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