SPD releases 911 call, surveillance video after deadly officer-involved shooting

The scene outside Lyles' apartment immediately after the shooting. KOMO photo.

SEATTLE - Seattle police Thursday released a 911 call placed by Charleena Lyles, a 30-year-old mother shot to death by officers Sunday near Magnuson Park.

The department also released surveillance video showing the 24-hour period outside Lyles' apartment prior to the shooting.

The video plays at 4 times the actual speed. No portions have been removed, police say.

In her 911 call, Lyles' tells dispatchers that she had noticed some things were missing from her apartment and that her door was open. She told the dispatchers that she had left to go to the store.

SPD released the names of the officers involved in the shooting Tuesday.

According to police, Officer Steven McNew, and Officer Jason Anderson were responding to the reported burglary at Lyles' apartment. The apartment is in the 6800 block of 62nd Avenue Northeast.

They said at some point during the conversation, she turned on them and threatened the officers with knives.

Both officers opened fire and hit Lyles multiple times. The officers attempted CPR but they were unable to revive her, SPD says.

Police say there were children inside of the apartment at the time. No officers or children were hurt.

The 911 call and surveillance video come days after SPD released the officers' dash cam video.

RELATED | Read transcript of SPD dashcam video

Officer McNew was hired by the department in 2008. Officer Anderson was hired in 2015. SPD said both officers had crisis intervention training. They're now on paid administrative leave.

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