The LAPD has released the body camera footage showing a shootout with former NBA basketball player Tyler Honeycutt.
VIDEO: LAPD Officers Shoot Knife-Wielding Man Charging at Father
An LAPD press release states that on July 6 at around 5 p.m., a woman identifying herself as Tyler Honeycutt’s mother called 9-1-1 and told the dispatcher her son appeared to be having a “psychotic break.” She said he was “hallucinating” and becoming aggressive toward her, knocking the phone out of her hand when she tried to call for help. She also said he was in his house armed with a shotgun and a 10mm pistol.
Officers arrived on the scene shortly thereafter. Upon arrival, Honeycutt’s mother informed them that her 27-year-old son was a professional basketball player who had been “sucking laughing gas for six months overseas, and I think it scrambled his brain.” In addition, she told officers that her son had told her the shotgun was unloaded, but the 10mm pistol had three rounds in it.
LAPD proceeded to set up a perimeter around the house. Officers then made contact with Honeycutt via the phone. According to the <a target="_blank" …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life