New body camera video released Thursday shows the fatal shooting of Ohio motorist Samuel DuBose from the perspective of the two other University of Cincinnati police officers who responded to the scene.
Officers David Lindenschmidt and Phillip Kidd responded to the scene after UC Officer Ray Tensing shot and killed Samuel DuBose.
In one of the newly released videos, Lindenschmidt appears to corroborate Tensing’s original story that he was dragged by DuBose’s car when talking to other officers arriving on scene.
"They had a traffic stop, the guy took off on him, the officer got caught in his arm, cause the guy reached for something he thought, so he grabbed on the car, that officer went down when he got tangled in the car, and fired,” Lindenschmidt says.
Officer Kidd, whose body cam video shows him running over to the shooting scene, also said he saw Tensing being dragged by DuBose.
“He was dragging me,” Tensing said to Kidd.
“Yeah I saw that,” Kidd responded.
In the official incident report on the shooting, Officer Eric Wiebel writes that Kidd said he saw DuBose’s car drag Tensing.
“Officer Kidd told me that he witnessed the Honda Accord drag Officer Tensing, and that he witnessed Officer Tensing fire a single shot,” Wiebel wrote.
Video released from Tensing's own bodycam showed that he was not actually dragged by the car. Tensing was charged with murder Wednesday. He pleaded not guilty Thursday morning.
Bond was set at $1 million. A bond deposit of 10 percent of that amount was posted and Tensing was released from jail at about 6:35 p.m. Thursday , according to court records and officials.
In a statement posted on the Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio’s website, the organization urged people not to jump to conclusions when viewing the body cam video.
"Before everyone casts the stone of judgment, let's remember that this is a tragedy for all involved. We understand and appreciate public concern each time an officer is faced with the incredibly difficult, split-second decision to defend himself. Officers work hard every day to protect the public and stop crime," Bruce Szilagyi, Chairman of the FOP Ohio Labor Council said in the statement.
Lonnie Soury, a representative for the University confirmed that the two other officers, Kidd and Lindenschmidt, are now on administrative leave.
"We are investigating what happened with all of the officers. Their actions and the actions of Officer Tensing are being currently investigated by the University Police Dept,” Soury told NBC News.
The Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office also confirmed that they are investigating other officers involved in the incident after they were asked by DuBose’s family. The office would not provide the names of the officers.