Dash cam captures officer’s intentions before fateful shooting.
An Albuquerque police officer who killed a mentally ill homeless man last March expressed his desire to shoot him in the penis, new dash cam footage reveals.
The video, obtained by KOB4 News, details a conversation between APD Officer Keith Sandy and another officer shortly before the fateful shooting of James Boyd.
During the conversation, Sandy can be heard discussing his desire to shoot Boyd, who he refers to as a “f*cking lunatic,” in the penis with a shot gun.
“For this f***ing lunatic? I’m going to shoot him in the penis with a shotgun here in a second,” Sandy said.
Only two hours later, Sandy would do just that, taking Boyd’s life in the process.
According to civil rights attorney Shannon Kennedy, Sandy’s statement reveals a premeditated decision to violently engage Boyd.
“Two hours later he’s escalating the situation so…
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