NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - An off-duty NYPD cop appears to have waited barely a second before he shot a man during a road rage incident, according to a video obtained exclusively by the New York Post.
The footage, captured at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Bradford Street in Brooklyn, shows that as Delrawn Small approaches officer Wayne Isaacs' car, small then staggers as the officer's car lurches and eventually Small collapses in the street. Small had been shot twice through the car window.
The officer then appears to exit his car, walk over, look at Small, tuck his gun into his pants, walk back to his car and call someone as Small lay dying just a few feet away.
Manny Gomez, a former FBI agent and a security expert, said the video shows the person who shot Small acting very nonchalantly and that is not indicative of someone who felt threatened. Gomez watched the video, which seems to contract what NYPD sources initially said happened.
Those sources claimed that small pummeled the officer through his car window, and that when Isaacs shot Small in the head and chest he was acting in self-defense.
Gomez said the video shows that it happened so fast that it would be difficult to believe a person was being punched.
Isaacs was on his way home after a shift at the 79th Precinct in Bed-Stuy when the incident occurred just after midnight Monday.
According to Small's girlfriend, who is seen approaching him as he lay on the ground, Small became enraged and approached Isaacs' car because he thought he had been cut off.
In a statement Attorney General Schneiderman said: "I am committed to conducting a full, fair and independent investigation of this tragedy and will follow the facts and evidence - including this video evidence - wherever they lead."
Isaacs has been placed on modified duty pending an NYPD investigation and the attorney general's investigation.
The NYPD declined to comment on the video.