Shocking moment man suspected of killing his girlfriend Cristobal Santana ... trends now
Dramatic footage shows the moment a man suspected of killing his girlfriend opens fire on an Illinois State Trooper during a traffic stop.
Cristobal Santana, 37, was caught on dashcam unloading a hail of bullets onto Dakotah 'Kody' Chapman-Green before beating the wounded officer with his gun.
The trooper was reportedly left with a brain bleed and facial and skull fractures following the incident on October 24.
Santana escaped following the shooting, but was eventually taken into custody in the early hours of the next morning following a police pursuit which ended with him being hit by one of the cars.
He is suspected of killing his girlfriend, special needs teacher Adrianna Lopez, 37, in Chicago last week.
Dashcam footage caught the moment Cristobal Santana opened fire on Illinois State Trooper Dakotah Chapman-Green
Video shows the state trooper pulling Santana over on the side of a Springfield street.
The two are talking when suddenly, the suspect emerges trying to conceal the fact he has a gun.
But as soon as Chapman-Green clocks it, he begins to back off though not before Santana is able to open fire.
He shoots the officer multiple times as he attempts to flee before coming out from behind the side of his vehicle to pursue him on foot.