Interview with accused cop killer released by feds

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – On Monday, the feds released the Albuquerque Police Department interview of accused cop-killer Davon Lymon.

In it, he all but confesses to the shooting of Officer Daniel Webster and then chit-chats with police like everything’s just fine.

The video shows Lymon as he waits to be transferred to jail. Police take samples of his DNA and chat with him for about 30 minutes. He seems calm, even jokes with police and makes some pretty incriminating statements.

“If you see that person, that cops family, tell them I’m sorry please,” Lymon said.

But just hours after Lymon made that statement, as officers led him out of APD’s main headquarters, he told KRQE News 13 reporters…”I don’t know what you’re talking about.

During the nearly 30 minutes interview with police Lymon seems to be the one asking a lot of the questions. He asks the two officers how long they’ve been on the job. He asks how often they use their tasers, but it doesn’t stop there. Every person who walks into the room, Lymon asks them why they’re there and if it’s normal for that many departments to be involved.

Lymon is accused of shooting and killing Officer Webster a year ago during a traffic stop in the Walgreens parking lot on Eubank and Central.

From a Walgreen’s security camera, video shows Webster pulling over the rider of a suspected stolen motorcycle.

The US Attorney’s Office also released the officer’s body camera footage.

It shows the officer getting out of his car with gun drawn as the motorcycle driver puts his hands up.

KRQE News 13 is not showing the rest of the lapel video or all of the Walgreen’s security footage because the video is too disturbing to watch and insensitive to the family.

Police say at that point Lymon reached for his gun and shot Officer Webster during the struggle as Webster was trying to cuff him.

In the video, Lymon still has the handcuff on his wrist. Police say those were Webster’s.

Lymon also has a cast on his left arm. He was bitten by APD’s K-9 after the murder when police found him hiding out in a carport a few blocks away.

Last month, a federal judge found Lymon guilty of being a felon in possession of a gun — the same gun used to kill Officer Webster.

The state has now filed murder charges against Lymon.

As with the federal case, a lot of the evidence is on those videos that were just released Monday.

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