Footage Shows Gunman Opening Fire At SmileDirectClub Warehouse


Police released surveillance footage and bodycam video of the officer-involved shooting on Tuesday of the gunman who had just opened fire on co-workers at the SmileDirectClub warehouse (video below).

The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department (MNPD) also released audio recordings of the 911 calls it received when the chaos erupted, WHNTreported.

The incident began just before 6 a.m. on Aug. 3 when 22-year-old Antonio King showed up at the SmileDirectClub factory in Antioch with a gun.

Callers told 911 operators that an “active shooter” was shooting people at the SmileDirectClub warehouse.

“He’s walking beside the building, still shooting,” one of the callers said in the recording.

Police said that King shot two security guards and a warehouse manager before he fled down the street, NBC News reported.

Bodycam video showed officers confronted King – who was still holding a handgun – at an intersection nearby.

The video showed officers gave the gunman multiple commands to drop his weapon and he ignored them.

MNPD said King pointed his gun at police and was shot by at least two officers, WHNT reported.

Officers performed First Aid on the gunman until the ambulance arrived.

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King was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, WHNT reported.

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