Police release dash, body cam videos in shooting of Rodney Smith


CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46) — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police has released dash camera and body camera footage Thursday showing the deadly shooting of 18-year-old Rodney Smith by police. 

The police department posted the YouTube videos on their website Thursday. 

A judge ordered the release of the full and unedited video from the dash and body cams that captured the police shooting in north Charlotte last June.

Related: Judge orders release of dash, body cam of Rodney Smith shooting

Due to graphic content, FOX 46 Charlotte is not posting the body cam videos at this time.


Officer Bell’s dash cam

Officer Kiefer’s dash cam

Officers shot and killed in June 2016 after he shot a man on a CATS bus.

Related: 18-year-old shot, killed by officers after CATS bus shooting

The district attorney cleared the officers involved, calling the use of deadly force “justified” under North Carolina law. 

Related: DA clears officers in shooting death of Rodney Smith


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