Police have released bodycam footage of a tense shootout that left a suspect hospitalized after he pulled a gun on cops.
Suspect Elijah Eubanks, 20, is in stable condition after drawing a revolver and firing once at police in Louisville, Kentucky at around 1am on Saturday, officials said at a press conference.
The incident unfolded at the Breckinridge Square Apartments, where residents complained to an off-duty officer who lives in the complex about an unfamiliar car with suspicious individuals inside.
The off-duty officer called the complaint in, and Louisville Metro PD patrol officers Ian Stuart and Eric Goldschmidt responded to the scene.
The two officers approached the parked suspicious vehicle, a blue SUV, and found two males and one female inside, bodycam footage shows.iPhone transfer software
Suspect Elijah Eubanks, 20, is in stable condition after a shootout with police in Kentucky
Louisville cops approach the suspicious vehicle parked in an apartment complex with Eubanks seated in the front passenger seat at about 1am on Saturday
The officer on the driver's side shines a light on Eubanks as he refuses to exit the SUV
'Why are you harassing me sir?' Eubanks asks the cops repeatedly as they tell him to get out
With the two males sitting in front and the female in the rear, Officer Stuart approaches the drivers side and instructs the driver to exit. The driver complies.
Meanwhile, Officer Goldschmidt approaches the front passenger's side and instructs Eubank to exit the vehicle. He does not comply.
'Why are you harassing me sir?' asks Eubanks.
'We had a call of suspicious individuals, nobody recognized in this car,' Goldschmidt replies'
'This is her mom's house, this is his car' says Eubanks, pointing at the other occupants of the car.
'Alright well chill