Cop captures own shooting on camera

Marie Harrington
August 12, 2017

Estill Police Officer Quincy Smith managed to survive after being shot four times while on patrol in the small town in SC 1 January 2016.

-Malcolm Antwan Orr, the suspect, shot Officer Smith several times, severing a vein in his neck and shattering bones.

"Dispatch, please tell my family I love them", he says.

The footage was used in the trial against Orr and he was handed a 35-year prison sentence on Wednesday.

Smith radios in, "Dispatch E7, I will be out with that subject".

The jury deliberated for less than 45 minutes before handing down the guilty verdict. The video shows Smith repeatedly yelling at Orr "Take your hands out of your pocket!"

Officer Quincy Smith was called to investigate a suspicious man trying to steal groceries from a local convenience store.

The prosecutor added that the gunman shot Smith at least twice while the officer was laying on the round. "Come here, man. Come here for a second", he is heard calling out the man in the video. Orr continues to fire rounds at Smith as he goes to the ground, eight shots in total, before he flees.

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Smith sounds as if he is about to pass out, telling the dispatcher that he was hit in the neck and had two broken arms.

A SC man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after a police officer's eyeglass camera recorded the man shooting him. Orr would neither stop nor remove his hand from his pocket.

Injured, the officer scrambles back to his cruiser to call for help.

Thankfully, Smith was able to tell his family himself.

But his glasses captured more than just the shocking violence, including a bystander rushing to Smith's aid as well as his emotional plea to the dispatcher.

"If but not for the grace of God and some very good doctors, this would not only have been a murder case, but a death penalty case", 14th Circuit Solicitor Duffie Stone said in a statement.

Smith is still recovering from his injuries and remains on medical leave, according to WJCL 22. That's when Orr brandished a 9 mm handgun and began firing, never taking the phone away from his ear.

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