BOSTON (CBS) – Video taken by a witness at the scene of a shooting outside Brigham & Women’s Hospital Friday appears to show the suspect fleeing from police. Officers later shot and killed that man after a pursuit that ended on Route 9 in Chestnut Hill.
The video shows a man limping as he gets into a car. He is surrounded by police cruisers and several officers with guns drawn, but is able to drive away.
“Hobbling back to his car, you know as the police officers had their guns drawn, saying ‘Get down! Drop your gun, drop your gun!’” witness Justin Heitmann said. “And he wasn’t obeying by that.”
A witness who lives nearby told WBZ-TV that she heard at least 15 gunshots.
“It was just chaos,” Tammy Tene said.
A valet shot outside the hospital is in serious, but stable, condition, Brigham and Women’s said.
The chase ended with a crash on Chestnut Hill, where police fatally shot the suspect. The incident shut down part of Route 9 from Chestnut Hill Avenue to Hammond Street.