They run towards the gun fire to help people get away…
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police on October 3 released bodycam footage from officers at the scene of a mass shooting near Mandalay Bay hotel on the evening of Sunday, October 1.
Police said in a press conference that the footage showed officers hunkering down behind a wall that faces Mandalay Bay, while trying to determine the direction of the shooting.
Loud bangs, as well as screams and sobs from the crowd, can be heard in the video, in which officers repeatedly tell people to “get down.”
“Go that way, get out of here! There’s gunshots coming from over there,” one officer can be heard yelling at civilians.
They advance towards the gunfire and help a number of people escape the area unhurt.
Warning: The video below contains strong language and intense scenes of peril.
At least one officer was shot in the incident, according to CNN quoting Undersheriff Kevin McMahill.
At the time of publication, at least 59 people were killed and more than 500 others were injured.