Video Released From Chandler, Arizona Walmart Gunfight
Chandler, Arizona - Video of the gunfight at the Chandler Walmart has been released.
On April 23, 2016, Chandler Police Department Officers Joshua Pueblo and Daniel Colwell responded to a report of a trespasser in Walmart. 24-year-old Mitchell Oakley reportedly had a history of trespassing in the Walmart and police expected a routine contact when they responded to the call. Officers Pueblo and Colwell contacted Oakley and then Oakley suddenly pulled a gun and shot both officers.
Officer Joshua Pueblo was shot in the face and arm and he dove for cover. Officer Daniel Colwell was shot and fell to the ground. As Officer Colwell was on the ground, he was able to draw his weapon and return fire on Oakley as he tried to flee from the store. The video shows Oakley drop his gun and go back for it as Officer Colwell continued to fire.
In the end both officers survived and Mitchell Oakley was killed.
Officer Daniel Colwell has since recovered and returned to work while Officer Joshua Pueblo remains on medical leave.
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