Video of arrest just after New Zealand mosque shootings appears to show how a suspect was caught by police
A cellphone video appears to show the arrest of a New Zealand mosque shooting suspect on Friday.
In the video, two police officers with guns drawn can be seen carefully circling a car that appears to have been rammed onto a curb by a police cruiser, before dragging out a suspect dressed in dark clothing.
At least 49 people were killed and some 48 others were injured in an attack on two Christchurch mosques.
Police Commissioner Mike Bush appeared to refer to the video during a press conference with reporters, praising the officers as having gone “above and beyond” to make the arrest.
Read our full coverage of the New Zealand shooting here.
A video taken by a bystander appears to show the arrest of a suspect involved in a New Zealand massacre that killed dozens of worshippers on Friday.
Police said at least 49 people were killed and some 48 others were injured in an attack on two Christchurch mosques, in what has widely been viewed as a racist terror attack.
In the video of the suspect’s arrest, which was picked up by local news outlets quickly after the shooting, two police officers with guns drawn can be seen carefully circling a car that a police cruiser appears to have rammed onto a curb.
The wheels of the car are still spinning as the officers draw closer, eventually opening the driver’s side door and dragging out a figure dressed in dark clothing, whom they pin to the ground and appear to handcuff.
Read more: What we know so far about the suspects in the New Zealand mosque shootings
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