SEDALIA, Mo. — The fatal shooting of Hannah Fizer by a Pettis County sheriff’s deputy was caught on camera, according to a search warrant filed in the case.
Fizer was shot and killed during a June 13 traffic stop in Sedalia. Her death has led to several protests in the town, which sits about 90 miles east of Kansas City.
According to a search warrant filed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a Pettis County deputy pulled Fizer over around 10 p.m. near the 3500 block of West Broadway Boulevard in Sedalia.
The deputy advised that Fizer’s vehicle was slow to stop and that Fizer refused to identify herself when the deputy questioned her.
The deputy also told investigators that Fizer said she was recording the stop and that she said she had a firearm and was going to shoot the deputy.
Six minutes into the encounter, the deputy fired into the car, striking Fizer several times. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Five spent shell casings were recovered from the scene and a cell phone was taken for investigation from the passenger side floor board of Fizer ‘s vehicle, according to court documents.
The cell phone was sent to the state’s digital forensic center in Jefferson City for examination.
The entire incident was captured on surveillance video from a nearby restaurant’s security camera.