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Henderson Police release bodycam video of Aug. 1 shooting

Posted at 10:18 AM, Aug 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 13:18:13-04

HENDERSON (KTNV) — Henderson police released more details about an Aug. 1 shooting that involved officers and a man with a knife that occurred in the 400 block of Box Elder Way.

Authorities said officers were originally called to the neighborhood about a man down who possibly needed medical assistance.

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However, arriving officers located the man armed with a butcher knife. He then moved towards the officers who used their tasers.

After this, the man was able to get the knife again and officers used their firearms.

The officers were not injured in the incident and the man was transported to a local hospital.

In Wednesday's video released, officers can be heard telling the man to drop the knife.

This was the fourth shooting that involved Henderson officers in 2020.