Police release body camera footage showing officer's encounter with armed man

Body camera footage shows a Jan. 25 encounter between an Oklahoma City officer and an armed man. (Oklahoma City Police Department)

The Oklahoma City Police Department has released body camera footage showing an officer's confrontation with an armed man.

At approximately 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 OKCPD Officer Mark List was assisting a driver near NW 23rd and Brookline Ave. While he was helping the citizen, Officer List heard a disturbance nearby.

The officer went to 3001 NW 23rd St. to investigate the noise. As List approached the business, 36-year-old Jason Daniel Smith can be seen popping out of the back of a truck and pointing a firearm at the officer.

List and Smith then exchanged gunfire. Smith was struck during the shootout and transported to a local hospital. He survived his injuries. List was not injured and was placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into the shooting.

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