State Attorneys Office Clears Baltimore Cop Who Shot Knife-Wielding Man

BALTIMORE (WJZ)– The State Attorneys Office cleared a Baltimore officer who shot a knife-wielding man back in November.

The incident at Greenmount Avenue and 33rd Street was captured on police body camera.

RELATED: Knife Wielding Man in Critical Condition After Being Shot By Cop

Police say around 9:30 a.m., an armed man with two knives was threatening people which prompted the 911 call.

Prosecutors say the suspect refused to obey officers even after one fired a taser and another fired two shots, which all missed the man.

A third officer then fired after the man moved towards another officer, striking him.

He survived and it was later determined he was having a mental episode.

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