Oregon State Police released this video of John Van Allen, 34, as he is pulled over for speeding on I-84 about 100 miles east of Portland.
Allen exits his car and begins walking toward the state trooper eventually pulling a weapon and firing at the trooper. Allen is shot during the exchange, and is later was found dead in his car a half-mile down the road.
Oregon State Trooper Matthew Zistel sustained a bullet wound in his side and was treated at a local hospital and releasd.
Three juveniles ages 10, 13, 15 located in the back of the car were uninjured. Allen is a South Carolina native and was reportedly on his way to South Carolina.
Cedar Asks: When did you draw your weapon? At what point did you stop being polite? How close did he get to you before you knew it was more than a guy with a bad attitude?
Detailed coverage from the Oregonian here.