VIDEO: Driver fires shots towards police during pursuit in Riverside

Published: Monday, October 07, 2019 @ 11:54 AM
Updated: Monday, October 07, 2019 @ 3:03 PM

Body camera captures pursuit, shot fired in Riverside

Cruiser camera and police body camera footage released Monday shows a lengthy pursuit where shots were exchanged between a driver and officers in parts of Riverside and Dayton Sept. 29. 

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Riverside police released the cruiser camera footage that started with officers responding near the Kroger on Spinning Road on reports of a suspicious person with a gun. 

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Cruiser Cam: Riverside shots fired video

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During the chase, the footage shows moments where shots were fired by the driver towards police. In one part of the video, police hit the car at the intersection of Airway and Spinning roads, causing it to spin-out but driver points a gun out the window and fires shots towards police. 

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The driver, who was later identified by police as Adam Cottrill, 26, of Huber Heights, was taken into custody after crashing a car into a tree near Burkhardt and South Garland avenues, investigators said. 

Adam Cottrill (Contributed Photo/Montgomery County Jail)

Police used less-lethal rounds to take Cottrill into custody following the crash. No officers were injured in the incident. 

Cottrill remains booked in the Montgomery County Jail on a probation violation. This news outlet is working to find out more details on the charges pending against Cottrill in the case. 

We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more. 

Editor’s Note: Riverside police said due to technical issues the video released today contains no audio.