Bodycam Video Of Rush Springs Police Shooting

Rush Springs Police released bodycam video on Friday showing the July 6 fatal officer-involved shooting of Thomas Vandemark, 65.

The bodycam video shows Rush Springs police officer Daniel Smith responding to a domestic violence call just after 10:00 PM.

In the video, Smith can be seen outside of his vehicle shining a flashlight toward the house.

Vandemark can be heard taunting the officer after Smith ordered him to drop his gun.

Then Vandemark can be seen walking toward the officer with one arm behind his back as the officer fires one shot and Vandemark drops to the ground.

The state medical examiner’s office reported Vandemark died from a single gunshot wound to the neck.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is reviewing the incident.