Body camera captures deadly accidental shooting


(WHO/NBC News) – A federal judge has forced the release of body camera video showing a deadly accidental shooting involving a Burlington, Iowa police officer.

The video shows Officer Jesse Hill’s actions as he responds to a domestic dispute call involving Autumn and Gabriel Steele.

Hill says he was attacked by the couple’s German Shepherd and slipped in the snow when he fired at the dog.

The bullet hit Autumn Steele, killing her. 

Hill was eventually cleared of any wrong doing in the shooting.

However, his comments following the shooting showed he is fearing arrest over what happened: “I pulled my gun and shot it and I hit her,’ ‘Oh, my god, no. Oh, f—, Tim. S—, Tim. I`m f——–going to prison, Tim.’

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