BODYCAM: Man charges at Phoenix Police officer with knife — Threatens to slit her throat

Phoenix Police released bodycam and cellphone video of an officer-involved shooting that left a man wielding a knife shot on June 14, 2020, on Union Hills and 43rd Avenue.

An officer responded to a 911 call regarding a man with a knife threatening people at a grocery store. 

The officer tried to get the man to drop the knife.

The man can be heard threatening the officer “I’ll fucking slice your fucking throat”.

After a few minutes of failed negotiations, he charges at the officer with his knife, video shows.

The officer opens fire once, striking the man who falls to the floor.

The incident remains under investigation. The suspect survived his injuries.