In first, body cam­eras catch fa­tal N.Y. po­lice en­counter

Las Vegas Review-Journal - - NATION -

Po­lice re­leased body­cam footage Thurs­day show­ing the tense buildup to the fa­tal shoot­ing of a man hold­ing a knife and what turned out to be a fake gun, though the cam­eras didn’t cap­ture a clear pic­ture of the mo­ment when of­fi­cers opened fire.

It was the first fa­tal po­lice en­counter recorded on the de­vices since of­fi­cers be­gan wear­ing them this year.

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