Bodycam video shows Orlando police officer who ‘fired back’ outside Olive Garden

ORLANDO, Florida. – Orlando police released a video on Monday showing the moments leading up to a shooting outside an Olive Garden restaurant in May.

Police say 19-year-old Sebastian Sepulveda Roman killed himself outside the Conroy Road restaurant on May 28.

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According to police, the incident started across the street at Millenia Mall, where Roman was escorted from Neiman Marcus due to “irrational” behavior. According to police, Roman pulled out a gun, shots were fired and he fled.

An extra duty officer at the mall was lightly injured and called for reinforcements, officials said.

Police say Roman then approached another officer’s vehicle near the Olive Garden, a gunshot was heard and the officer “fired back” from inside his cruiser. Roman died during the confrontation, police said; however, they later clarified that Roman’s gunshot wound was self-inflicted.

The officers involved have been placed on administrative leave while the Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigates.

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