Two Minneapolis police officers shot and killed an armed suspect in Minnesota recently. Moreover, recently released body cam footage shows the entire incident, where officers issued multiple warnings to a knife-wielding assailant prior to engaging. As such, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman recently announced neither officer would not face charges in the fatal shooting.
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Officers Ryan Keys and Neal Walsh fired eight shots at the 36-year-old suspect, identified as Travis Jordan. The video shows Jordan fail to comply to repeated orders to drop a 13.5-inch Chefmate knife that featured an 8 1/4-inch blade, according to a report from the Hennepin County Attorney office.
“I express my heartfelt condolences to Mr. Jordan’s family and to his girlfriend over his tragic death,” Freeman said in the statement. “However, in reviewing all of the evidence gathered by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, including video from the officers’ body cameras, it was clear, at that moment, Mr. Jordan presented a real danger to the officers. Under Minnesota law, they were justified in using deadly force.”
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Source:: Tactical Life