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Motel Drug Bust Shooting

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - December 03, 1997: FBI surveillance video of Joe Riley, (holding bag), entering a Kansas City, MO Motel 6 guest room to buy cocaine from FBI informant Joe Bartels, (baseball cap). Riley produces a gun and shoots informant Bartels in the shoulder, advancing to fire again when his gloved hand catches in trigger, allowing FBI, monitoring the proceedings in an adjoining room, to make entry, fatally shooting Riley in the process. (Footage by Getty Images)