VIDEO: Fox News Reporter Says He Saw Black Man Shot While Running From Police

May 4, 2015 3:19 pm

Fox News correspondent Mike Tobin said that he and his news crew witnessed what he described as a “young, black male” being shot by a police officer in Baltimore while running away on Monday afternoon.

Tobin described seeing the man run “right in front of us” and that he never saw the man turn.

“I was getting ready to do a live shot for my shift … I was sitting in the car, scribbling on my notes for the next live shot, and he ran right in front of us,” Tobin said. “I never saw the individual turn and do anything I would consider an aggressive act, but we did see the officer draw his weapon and I counted one gunshot.”

Tobin also mentioned he “clearly saw a revolver on the sidewalk” after the shooting.

The man, who Tobin said “looked to be in bad shape,” was taken to the hospital by paramedics.

Update: Fox News later issued a retraction saying that nobody was shot and that the reporter had made an honest mistake.

Watch the video below:

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