Bodycam video shows man swing machete at cop and get shot

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department has released the body camera footage from the Officer Involved Shooting on October 5th. The incident took place at 190 Baxter Drive. In the video, the subject identified as Salvador Salazar, swings a large knife or machete at our officer, resulting in our officer firing his weapon. Officers were called to the complex due to a domestic violence incident involving a 28-year-old man. When officers arrived, they found the man armed with a machete. Officers told the man to drop the machete. The man was taken to a local hospital, where he was in serious condition.



By: Juggernaut (20025.30)

Tags: Wtf, police, bodycam, shooting, machete, knife

Location: Georgia