Video of the dramatic standoff in South Buffalo Friday has appeared on social media.
A police officer, positioned behind a patrol car with a long gun pointed forward, can be heard yelling “Drop the weapon, Jeremy!” the officer can be heard saying in the video that appears to show the encounter between police and Jeremiah D. Smith, 35, at about 3 p.m. Friday outside his house on the 600 block of McKinley Avenue in South Buffalo.
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Crazy to see this happening in my own neighborhood, *GRAPHIC* Glad to see the officers and neighbors are all okay. Thank you Buffalo Police Department! pic.twitter.com/08k3eMGn7p
— Mhris Cacri (@ChrisJamesMacri) July 20, 2018