Chilling Bodycam Footage Shows Tense Standoff and Shooting of Disturbed, Gun-Wielding Woman


Police in Olathe, Kansas shot dead Ciara Howard, 26, in August after a three-hour standoff in which she acted bizarrely, refused police orders and finally pointed a gun at cops, leading to her death. The bodycam video, released on Tuesday, shows the deadly conclusion of the standoff, which was ruled a justified shooting but has raised questions about police tactics. The dramatic scene unfolded on the afternoon of August 23, when Olathe Police officers and Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at a residence

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