Norman Police Release Body Camera Footage Of Campus Corner Shooting


Tuesday, August 11th 2020, 10:28 pm
By: Bonnie Campo


NORMAN, Okla. -

Norman police have released body camera footage from a shooting on campus corner that happened back on August 6.

Read: Norman Police Make Arrest In Connection With Shooting Near Campus Corner

The victim, 21-year-old Chad Henry II, was taken to OU Medical Center.

News 9 has learned his condition is improving.

Last Thursday, the victim was left lying on the ground, surrounded by dozens of officers and witnesses.

Those who saw the shooting helped track down the suspects.

Here are some of their accounts from police camera footage:

Witness: They ran down there into the ally by I Sushi, right to the left-hand side to a white Toyota. I am pretty sure.

Witness 2: I thought they fired about five rounds.

Witness 3: There were three individuals that ran down there to the left.

As officers searched for the suspects, they also rendered aid to the victim before an ambulance arrived.

Police said he was shot five times, and on body camera footage he was seen suffering.

Victim: I need an ambulance now! F--- man, I am dying.

Meanwhile, police reports state "the manager of Logies" "had video cameras and pulled up..." the footage.

Immediately officers could identify a car and several suspects and detain several people.

Here's what they told officers:

Man: We came out of Logie's, and there was this white dude in the middle of the street, yelling at two other dudes, and all we heard was pop, pop, pop. I took off running, and I hopped into the car and I did drive off crazy.

A few moments later, officers found a gun.

Officer: Who's gun is that?

Man: I don't know who's that is. We just ran from over there when we heard the shots.

Another man: You should have seen us.

Another man: I promise.

Another officer watching Logie's surveillance footage radioed over, with the suspect's description.

Charles Cotton was arrested after he was named by multiple witnesses as the shooter, police said. He has since been charged with assault and battery with a deadly weapon.

His bond has been set at $200,000 and his next court appearance has been set for August 25.