WATCH: Zachary Hammond Dash Cam Police Shooting Video

The dash cam footage of the shooting of Zachary Hammond, 19, was released by the Seneca Police Department of South Carolina today. Hammond was shot twice by Lieutenant Mark Tiller on July 26, 2015 during an undercover marijuana bust that went wrong. Hammond’s passenger, Tori Morton, was the target of the bust. Hammond and Morton were on a date.

It was announced today by Tenth Circuit Solicitor Chrissy Adams that Lieutenant Tiller would not face any charges, Greenville Online reports. Adams said in a statement regarding the shooting:

After careful consideration of the facts of the case, a thorough review of the state investigation, and an extensive review of all applicable law, I have determined that no criminal charges should be filed against Lt. Mark Tiller at the state level.

Hammond’s death was ruled a homicide by an independent autopsy in August, which stated that he was hit in the back of his left shoulder and his left side. This contradicted Seneca police Chief John Covington’s report that Hammond was shot from the front. Covington also failed to further comment on a report by Greenville Online that a month before the lethal shooting, Tiller had resigned but then changed his mind.

On September 28, an attorney representing Hammond’s family filed a lawsuit calling for the release of evidence and unspecified damages. According to The Independent Mail, the lawsuit named Seneca Police Chief John Covington and the Seneca Police Department as defendants. The above video, shown in full and frame-by-frame, was released as part of this lawsuit.

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WhereTheNuttersOnThisOne

SLED, Chrissy Adams and the Seneca chief said just yesterday that the cop didn’t use any foul language before shooting. They were kinda right….cause he was actually cussing while shoting.

This is why you nutters have guns, right? To defend yourself and your family from the government? Atleast that’s what you love to claim.

Fact is you biches are too pussy to stand up for yourselves.

Any LEO have a problem with my comment feel free to come see me. U handle my business….

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