Video shows deputies in Louisiana fatally shoot 6-year-old

Video showing Louisiana deputy marshals shooting and killing a 6-year-old boy has been released.

"It is the most disturbing thing I've seen, and I will leave it at that," Col. Michael Edmonson said at a press conference.

The body camera footage was recorded last year when two deputies — Derrick Stafford and Norris Greenhouse Jr. — opened fire on a car and killed Jeremy Mardis. A Louisiana judge released the footage on Wednesday.

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In September 2015, police pursued an SUV driven by Jeremy's father, Christopher Few. The Washington Post reports Few had gotten into a fight with his girlfriend at a bar earlier in the evening. Someone called the police.

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Jeremy Mardis, 6 year old boy killed when police opened fire on an SUV.

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A combination photo of Marksville City Police Marshalls Norris Greenhouse (L) and Derrick Stafford are shown in these booking photos provided by Louisiana State Police in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 7, 2015. Greenhouse and a second police officer were arrested on Friday on charges of killing a 6-year old boy and critically wounding his father during a car chase that ended in a volley of bullets in Marksville, Louisiana, according to state police. REUTERS/Louisiana State Police/Handout via Reuters ATTENTION EDITORS - FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. THIS PICTURE WAS PROCESSED BY REUTERS TO ENHANCE QUALITY, UNPROCESSED VERSIONS WILL BE PROVIDED SEPARATELY
Pallbearers carry the casket of six-year old Jeremy Mardis at a cemetery in Beaumont, Mississippi, November 9, 2015. Mardis, who was autistic, was buckled into the front passenger seat of his father Chris Few's car last week when two Louisiana deputy marshals fired 18 times at the vehicle after chasing it in central Louisiana, state police said. REUTERS/Lee Celano
Mourners, believed to be family members, embrace as they gather for the burial of six-year old Jeremy Mardis at a cemetery in Beaumont, Mississippi, November 9, 2015. Mardis, who was autistic, was buckled into the front passenger seat of his father Chris Few's car last week when two Louisiana deputy marshals fired 18 times at the vehicle after chasing it in central Louisiana, state police said. REUTERS/Lee Celano

Jeremy Mardis, 6 year old boy killed when police opened fire on an SUV.

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The hearse carrying the body of six-year old Jeremy Mardis arrives at a cemetery in Beaumont, Mississippi, November 9, 2015. Mardis, who was autistic, was buckled into the front passenger seat of his father Chris Few's car last week when two Louisiana deputy marshals fired 18 times at the vehicle after chasing it in central Louisiana, state police said. REUTERS/Lee Celano
Mourners gather for funeral services for six-year-old Jeremy Mardis at Moore Funeral Chapel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, November 9, 2015. Mardis died last week after two officers working for the Marksville City Marshall in central Louisiana fired 18 times at a vehicle the child was riding in with his father, Chris Few, state police said. REUTERS/Lee Celano

Jeremy Mardis, 6 year old boy killed when police opened fire on an SUV.

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Marksville City Police Marshall Derrick Stafford is shown in this booking photo provided by Louisiana State Police in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 7, 2015. Stafford and a second police officer were arrested on Friday on charges of killing a 6-year old boy and critically wounding his father during a car chase that ended in a volley of bullets in Marksville, Louisiana, according to state police. REUTERS/Louisiana State Police/Handout via Reuters ATTENTION EDITORS - FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
Mourners, believed to be family members, embrace as they gather for the burial of six-year old Jeremy Mardis at a cemetery in Beaumont, Mississippi, November 9, 2015. Mardis, who was autistic, was buckled into the front passenger seat of his father Chris Few's car last week when two Louisiana deputy marshals fired 18 times at the vehicle after chasing it in central Louisiana, state police said. REUTERS/Lee Celano
Mourners embrace before funeral services for six-year-old Jeremy Mardis at Moore Funeral Chapel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, November 9, 2015. Mardis died last week after two officers working for the Marksville City Marshall in central Louisiana fired 18 times at a vehicle the child was riding in with his father, Chris Few, state police said. REUTERS/Lee Celano

Jeremy Mardis, 6 year old boy killed when police opened fire on an SUV.

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Mourners, believed to be family members, embrace as they gather for the burial of six-year old Jeremy Mardis at a cemetery in Beaumont, Mississippi, November 9, 2015. Mardis, who was autistic, was buckled into the front passenger seat of his father Chris Few's car last week when two Louisiana deputy marshals fired 18 times at the vehicle after chasing it in central Louisiana, state police said. REUTERS/Lee Celano

Jeremy Mardis, 6 year old boy killed when police opened fire on an SUV.

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Mourners gather for funeral services for six-year-old Jeremy Mardis at Moore Funeral Chapel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, November 9, 2015. Mardis died last week after two officers working for the Marksville City Marshall in central Louisiana fired 18 times at a vehicle the child was riding in with his father, Chris Few, state police said. REUTERS/Lee Celano
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Few took off and the deputies followed him. The men reportedly fired at least 18 rounds at the vehicle. Jeremy was shot five times, hitting his head and chest. His father was also critically injured but survived.

Few's hands were reportedly empty and open when the marshals began shooting.

One of the deputies said he "never saw a kid" in the car.

But here's where the story gets complicated. Some are asking why the deputies — who normally only serve arrest warrants and court orders — were there.

Few was reportedly unarmed and didn't have a warrant out for his arrest.

Nothing in the case completely explains what Stafford and Greenhouse were doing there, and to this day, investigators haven't found a concrete reason.

CNN reports the attorneys for the marshals claimed they were acting in self-defense after Few allegedly hit one of their vehicles with his own.

Stafford's court date is reportedly set for November. Greenhouse's is set for March.

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