Xenia Body Cam video

BODY CAM: Deputies release video of man pointing gun at officer

UPDATE @ 5:00 p.m.

Greene County deputies released body camera video from a deputy chasing a man on foot who had just pointed a gun at him Thursday afternoon.

UPDATE @ 10:44 a.m.:

The man accused of pointing a gun at a law enforcement officer, which prompted a brief standoff with police and deputies has been identified as Samuel Morrison, deputies said.

Morrison is currently booked into the Greene County Jail on suspicion of felonious assault, however the Greene County Sheriff said additional charges are possible.

Morrison was captured off Columbus Street, just a short distance away from an apartment on North Monroe Street, where he reportedly ran from officers after they surrounded the building Thursday afternoon.

Deputies have recovered the gun, described by the Sheriff as a BB gun, that was allegedly pointed at the officer. The gun was recovered in the North Monroe Street apartment.

Security cam footage from Thursday's standoff with police in Xenia.

INITIAL REPORT:

Police in Xenia are expected to release more details about the arrest Thursday afternoon of a man who allegedly pointed a gun at a Greene County deputy.

The arrest occurred near a home on North Monroe Street where the suspect kept police at-bay during a brief standoff around 3 p.m.

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The suspect allegedly pointed a gun at a deputy who was preparing to go on patrol, authorities said. The suspect then ran away to the home on North Monroe Street, where he was apprehended.

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Authorities found a firearm inside the home into where the suspect ran. It’s not clear whether the firearm is a pellet gun or a real handgun.

The suspect’s identity has not been released.

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