Arizona police release video of fatal Wal-Mart parking lot brawl involving 8 cops, family of 8

Posted at 5:25 PM, Apr 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-11 19:25:24-04

COTTONWOOD, Ariz.-- A brawl in an Arizona Wal-Mart's parking lot turned deadly last month, and now police have released dash-cam video of the fight.

A family of eight fought an equal number of police officers, plus three other people in the parking lot.

Authorities said the family refused to be separated by police to be interviewed about an incident that occurred in the store, and according to police some of the family members had assaulted a store employee.

Police reportedly tried using a Taser on family members and tackling them, but after one suspect fired on police with a gun, officers returned fire. Two members of the family were shot in the altercation, and one of them was killed.

CNN previously reported that the suspect who was shot but not killed suffered a stomach wound and that all eight officers who responded were injured, including a 10-year veteran who required surgery.