WATCH: Robbery Suspect Shot by Officer Outside 7/11 Store in Huntington Beach

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A video posted to Twitter appears to show a law enforcement officer shooting a man outside a 7/11 convenience store in Huntington Beach, California.

The moment a male suspect believed to be involved in the robbery of a 7/11 convenience store in Huntington Beach, California was shot by a law enforcement officer was captured by a witness.

In the shocking video posted to Twitter on Friday, an officer has his gun drawn and pointed at a male dressed in black outside the 7/11. The man appears to be wielding some kind of weapon in his right hand as he stumbles on a curb and stands up.

Suddenly, the officer shoots the unidentified man, firing at least seven shots. The man hesitates before falling backward and to the ground. The officer grabs his radio and calls for assistance while looking over the suspect, who’s immobile on the ground.

Watch the video posted to Twitter below, but be warned that it contains graphic and disturbing content.


The shooting occurred nearby Marina High School, and it was placed on lockdown due to its proximity of the incident.