Monroe County Sheriff’s Office releases body cam footage from fatal officer-involved shooting

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MONROE COUNTY, Ind. - Body cam footage of a fatal officer-involved shooting has been released by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

Daniel Boyer, 24, was fatally shot by police on Aug. 7 after two deputies served a warrant at a home in the 5900 block of Tower Road.  According to the coroner, Boyer sustained four gunshot wounds and later died at the hospital.

Police say when Deputies Don Teague and Deandre Moxley arrived, Boyer came out with a handgun. Sheriff Swain says he pointed the gun at the deputies who then shot him and a gun was recovered near Boyer.

Swain said the deputies went to the house to serve a warrant on a 33-year-old woman for violating home detention, but they believed Daniel Boyer, 24, would also be at the home. Boyer was wanted on two warrants for dealing methamphetamine and possession.

Both deputies involved in the shooting have been back on the job for about a week.

On Tuesday, the department released body cam footage of the fatal shooting. It shows both deputies yelling commands at the suspect and then two waves of shots fired.

Swain said this was the first fatal shooting involving his officers in decades.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is doing an administrative review which will be presented to a merit board next month.

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