The Yatim family also released a statement saying they “are heart-broken, confused and still in a state of shock.
While at least two police officers on screen have their weapons holstered at this moment, previously released video indicates this is the moment at least one police officer fires his gun six more times.
A female police officer can be seen with her weapon holstered throughout the entire incident, and she reaches for her radio after the first shots.
James Forcillo by his lawyer, Peter Brauti, who often defends police. Forcillo appeared on Ontario’s “sunshine list” of public service employees who earned more than $100,000 in 2012. The new video, which appears to be a cellphone recording of a security camera monitor from the northwest corner of Dundas West and Bellwoods Avenue, shows Yatim clearly gesturing towards police with a knife in hand.
There is no audio in the security camera footage but other videos have indicated someone is saying, “You’re a p—-.
Warning: Story contains graphic details and images Newly revealed security camera footage has shed light on the police killing of Sammy Yatim, clearly showing him walking forward on a stationary, empty streetcar in downtown Toronto before falling backwards, as he’s hit by the first of several bullets.
The new video comes amid rising public anger and a statement Toronto Police Services Board, the civilian body that oversees the Toronto police, claiming it had “very serious questions” about Yatim’s death.You’re a f—- pussy” at this time, while police yell “Drop the knife! Yatim then backs off behind the driver’s well, towards the first row of seats.Audio made available to the from video taken from a different angle showed this to be the moment that a male police officer appears to say: “If you take one step in this direction with that foot …[inaudible] die.” Five seconds later, Yatim is shot for the first time.Slight movements can still be seen from Yatim’s legs.But as about 10 police begin inching towards the streetcar, Yatim is seen motionless, lying flat on his back.About 30 seconds later an officer slowly takes a step up the streetcar stairs and uses a Taser.