WATCH THE VIDEO RELEASED BY BOYNTON BEACH POLICE. GRAPHIC.
BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2023 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — In a stunning show of transparency, the Boynton Beach Police Department just released video of officers attempting to arrest a suspect with a felony warrant — only to find the suspect with a gun. That suspect, Muhanna Ibrahim, then shot himself.
We warn readers that the video, released by Boynton Beach Police, is extremely graphic. We are not editing the video. Police did digitize sensitive material, and offered commentary throughout. The entire video runs roughly five minutes.
This is the official statement from Boynton Beach Police: On February 27, 2023 at 12:27 A.M. Officer P. Roedel conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by 33-year-old, Muhannad Ibrahim. During the traffic stop officers were informed Ibrahim had an active warrant for felony domestic battery by strangulation. Officer Roedel and Officer Chambers attempted to take Ibrahim into custody; however, Ibrahim immediately began to actively resist the officers’ commands. Officer Roedel removed Ibrahim from the vehicle, at which time Ibrahim is observed (via body worn camera), retrieving a gun that was concealed within his waistband. Ibrahim then raises the gun to his chin, firing one round. Ibrahim sustained injuries from one self-inflicted gunshot wound, and was transported to a local hospital where he remains in critical but stable condition. Officer Roedel and Officer Chambers were not injured during this incident. Ibrahim is being charged with carrying a concealed firearm, resisting arrest without violence, and improper exhibition of a firearm.
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