L'agente di polizia dell'Arizona usa il taser su un uomo che tiene in mano un coltello, facendolo cadere e pugnalarlo al collo

L'incidente è avvenuto Nov. 23 dopo che gli agenti sono stati chiamati sulla scena di un “sospettoso” fuoco, polizia disse. All'arrivo, gli agenti hanno trovato un individuo che era “comportarsi in modo strano.” They determined that the man was associated with the house on fire. An officer began talking to the man to keep him calm.

Police said the man was associated with the burning house.

Police said the man was associated with the burning house. (Glendale Police Department)

The body cam footage shows the officer trying to keep the man away from the fire trucks sothey can do their job.

Ad un certo punto, the individual produces a large kitchen knife. The officer can be heard giving the man repeated commands to drop the knife, but the man appears not to comply.

Put the knife down now,” dice l'ufficiale.

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Police said the man ignored repeated commands to drop the knife.

Police said the man ignored repeated commands to drop the knife. (Glendale Police Department)

The officer can then be seen using a Taser to try to de-escalate the situation. The man with the knife falls face-first onto the ground, causing the knife to go through his neck and cut the officer. The footage shows the officer and a nearby fireman trying to turn the man on his back.

Police said the officer used a Taser to try and de-escalate the situation.

Police said the officer used a Taser to try and de-escalate the situation. (Glendale Police Department)

Police later said the man struggled and would not allow paramedics to treat him for his injuries. He was eventually treated and transported to a local hospital. Neither the officer nor the individual received life-threatening injuries, ha detto la polizia.

Police have not released the man’s identity. L'incidente, così come il “suspicious nature of the fire,” remains under investigation, ha detto la polizia.

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