By James Gordon For Dailymail.com
Published: 01:28 GMT, 2 December 2020 | Updated: 05:06 GMT, 2 December 2020
The Police Chief of St. Paul, Minnesota has taken 'swift, decisive and serious action' by firing a police officer who was involved in the shooting of a naked, unarmed man who was hiding in a dumpster.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Bodycam footage was released on Tuesday of the incident on Saturday night in which the officer, identified as Anthony Dean, shot and injured a naked, unarmed man.
Chief Todd Axtell explained how more than a dozen officers ended up descending on Rice Street close to the downtown area of the city as they searched for a man who was a suspect in a multitude of violent crimes including criminal sexual conduct, kidnapping and aggravated assault.
St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell looked visibly upset as he spoke at a press conference about a shooting by a police officer this weekend in St. Paul, Minnesota on Tuesday
Officer Anthony Dean of St. Paul PD was fired after shooting an unarmed man. Pictured, the man is seen on the ground after being restrained by a police dog
In video released on Tuesday, officers can be heard yelling at the man - who had hidden in a dumpster - to get out.
As officers tried to talk him out, cops deployed a pepper ball, an irritant similar to pepper spray.
The man, whom authorities