Videos captured by an owner who lives near the stage where the Waukesha Christmas parade attack appears to show suspect Darrell Brooks knocking on his door before being pulled over, asking for help hailing an Uber.
The Ring Doorbell camera clips that Daniel Rider shared with NBC News were recorded approximately 20 minutes after Brooks allegedly drove a vehicle through the parade on Sunday, killing five people and injuring dozens more. Waukesha Police Chief Dan Thompson said Monday thatHe was referring five counts of first degree manslaughter against Brooks, who is scheduled to appear in court for the first time on Tuesday.
"hey i called an uber and i am supposed to wait for it here but i dont know when it arrives can you call it for me if it u please? ”a person who appears to be Brooks said in one of the videos after knocking on Rider's door. "I am homeless.
Darrell Brooks, the suspect in the Waukesha Christmas Parade attack. (Wisconsin Department of Justice)
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Rider told NBC News he was watching football at the time of the attack and allowed Brooks inside to let him use his phone.
"All of a sudden I look outside my street and see a few police cars passing by and I get very nervous," Rider reportedly said.
The Waukesha resident said he then asked Brooks to leave - which he did - but Brooks returned a second time, claiming he left his ID card at inside the maysound, according to another clip.
People hold candles and kiss during a vigil at Cutler Park Monday in Waukesha, Wisconsin. (Jim Vondruska / Images) ( Jim Vondruska / Images)
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A few seconds later, the police arrive on the doorstep to take Brooks into custody.
"Raise your hand! Put your hands where I can see them! " an officer yells.
"Whoa, whoa, whoa! " Brooks responds, raising his hands in the air.
Chairs are abandoned on Main Street the morning after a car passed through a holiday parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin. (REUTERS / Cheney Orr)
In one year In this part of the footage, the owner appears to be opening his door to 'input to interact with one of the agents who responded.
"Hey, do you know this guy? " the officer asks.
"Absolutely not, " he said.
Rider told NBC News his neighbor was the one who called the police.