DAYTONA BEACH — Moments before being shot six times by police, former
football star Jermaine Green held his girlfriend in a choke hold with
his left arm and his right hand gripped a large knife that loomed over
Katrina Johnson's chest, police body camera videos released Wednesday
Daytona Beach Officers Richard Maher and Kevin Connelly had just kicked in the front door of the house where Green was staying on Magnolia Avenue on Sept. 25. It was just after 3 a.m. when the officers saw Green duck into a bedroom, Johnson struggling to get away from his grasp, the video shows.
In the next few seconds, one of the policemen stood in the doorway of a cluttered bedroom and yelled at Green to release his hostage. A half-naked Green was on a bed with Johnson. She was on top of him, face up, her black shorts pulled down slightly.
“Let her go dude, let her go,” the officer
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