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The police officer on duty fires 11 rounds at a man suspected of shoplifting in a Walmart parking lot

The police officer on duty fires 11 shots at a shoplifting suspect in a Walmart parking lot at shocking cell phone footage

  • The images were taken Saturday outside a Walmart in Del City, Oklahoma
  • Police have confirmed they are investigating after the clip was posted online
  • Neither the victim of the shooting, who is believed to have been taken to a local hospital in a stable condition, nor the officer on duty have been named
  • The shot man was described by spectators as a black man
  • He tried to leave the store with more than he paid for, police said

A police officer on duty was filmed opening fire on a Walmart customer suspected of shoplifting.

Shocking footage taken in Oklahoma on Saturday shows the alleged thief trying to flee in his car before being shot 10 or 11 times.

Del City police confirmed they are investigating after a clip of the incident was posted online.

Neither the victim of the shooting, who is believed to have been taken to a local hospital in a stable condition, nor the officer on duty have been named. The shot man was described by spectators as a black man.

He tried to leave the store with more than he paid for, police said.

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The images were taken Saturday outside a Walmart in Del City, Oklahoma. It shows an off-duty police officer opening fire on a Walmart customer suspected of shoplifting

The images were taken Saturday outside a Walmart in Del City, Oklahoma. It shows an off-duty police officer opening fire on a Walmart customer suspected of shoplifting

In the clip on Facebook, the two men seem to be fighting before the suspected shoplifter tries to drive away

In the clip on Facebook, the two men seem to be fighting before the suspected shoplifter tries to drive away

With the door still open, the officer opens fire and shoots the vehicle several times before the car drives off.

With the door still open, the officer opens fire and shoots the vehicle several times before the car drives off.

In the clip on Facebook, the two men seem to be fighting before the suspected shoplifter tries to drive away. With the door still open, the officer opens fire and shoots the vehicle several times before the car drives off

Langston University duty officer is also reportedly working on Walmart where the incident occurred.

In the clip on Facebook, the two men seem to be fighting before the suspected shoplifter tries to drive away.

With the door still open, the officer opens fire and shoots the vehicle several times before the car drives off.

Witness John Hamilton told it News at 6 that “about 10 or 11 shots” were fired at the suspect.

Shannon Hicks added, “I was at a 45-degree angle from where the shots were fired. If I was in the wrong place, I could also have been a target. ‘

Del City police chief Bradley Rule said, “The suspect was shot. He received non-life-threatening injuries. He arrived in a hospital and we have officers there who speak to him now. ‘

The images were taken outside this Walmart in Del City, Oklahoma on Saturday

The images were taken outside this Walmart in Del City, Oklahoma on Saturday

The images were taken outside this Walmart in Del City, Oklahoma on Saturday

Neither the victim of the shooting, who is believed to have been taken to a local hospital in a stable condition, nor the officer on duty have been named. The shot man is described by spectators as a black man

Neither the victim of the shooting, who is believed to have been taken to a local hospital in stable condition, nor the officer on duty have been named. The shot man is described by spectators as a black man

Neither the victim of the shooting, who is believed to have been taken to a local hospital in a stable condition, nor the officer on duty have been named. The shot man is described by spectators as a black man

A Del City police spokesperson told DailyMail.com on Sunday that the shot man had a receipt for the purchase of a barbecue, but tried to leave the store with more than he paid for.

Langston University officials said in a statement, “The officer was not performing duties on behalf of Langston University at the time of the incident.

“Langston University police are planning to work with Del City police if assistance is requested.”

DailyMail.com has contacted Walmart for comment.

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