Body cam video to be released in deadly Burger King officer-involved shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) -- A judge has allowed the release of body cam video relating to the deadly shooting of Danquirs Franklin by a police officer last month.

Judge Donnie Hoover ruled Thursday that the video will be released to petitioners at 12 p.m. Monday and to the public at 2 p.m. the same day. Family members will review the video before it is released.

The shooting happend outside Burger King, located at 2601 Beatties Ford Road in March. Witnesses who called 911 said Franklin engaged in a fight with an employee before leaving the store. Both 911 callers indicated Franklin had a gun. App users click here.

LISTEN TO THE FIRST 911 CALL HERE

LISTEN TO THE SECOND 911 CALL HERE

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, Franklin was armed and officers repeatedly ordered him to drop his gun before he was shot. 

Franklin was rushed to the hospital where he later died.

The officer involved in the shooting, Wende Kerl, was placed on administrative leave per CMPD protocol.

Internal Affairs and SBI were also investigating.

CMPD released two different 911 calls related to the shooting. The recordings have been edited, as required by state statute, to alter each caller's voice and remove any personal information such as name, address, and telephone number.