Video shows controversial Miami shooting

Miami, Fla. (UGC) – Video was released Wednesday of an officer-involved shooting of an unarmed man in Miami.

The cellphone video shows Charles Kinsey lying on the ground with his hands in the air before being shot in the leg.

Kinsey, a therapist who works with the disabled, was with an autistic patient at the time.

He says he was attempting to calm the patient who ran away from a group home.

North Miami police said the incident began Monday when someone called 911 and said there was a man walking around with a gun threatening suicide.

That man was Kinsey’s patient and the alleged gun was a toy truck, which he said was clearly visible to police.

Kinsey could be heard in the video saying, “All he has is a toy truck. A toy truck. I am a behavior therapist at a group home.”

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