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Watch As Officer Narrowly Misses Being Shot In The Head By Suspect

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A Florida police officer narrowly avoided being shot in the head by a suspect during an officer-involved shooting on June 26.

St. Petersburg Police officers Ronald McKenzie and Pavel Kuznetsov were attempting to arrest Austin Kingos, 23, around 3:31 p.m. Saturday for a misdemeanor charge of violation of injunction for stalking.

McKenzie and Kuznetsov found Kingos in a van and tried to make contact with him. Body cam footage shows one officer talking to Kingos before attempting to take him into police custody. A struggle soon ensued, however, and Kingos could be seen whipping out a semi-automatic handgun before firing at officers.

The footage also shows Kuznetsov narrowly dodging a shot straight to the head as he runs and ducks for cover. (RELATED: Bodycam Footage Shows Moment Man Shoots Police Officer In Head)

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One of the officers could be heard shouting “drop it” as McKenzie fires several rounds in the direction of Kingos. (RELATED: GRAPHIC: Bodycam Footage Shows Officer Being Fatally Shot At Point-Blank Range)

Kingos is then seen on video jumping out of the passenger side door and fleeing on foot before officers catch up to Kingos, who was laying on a crosswalk.

After Kingos was taken into custody, officials discovered he sustained a gunshot wound in the left leg. Kingos was taken to a local hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Kingos is now charged with violation of injunction for protection and two counts of attempted murder on a law enforcement officer.