01/05/2011

Video: SF cops shoot knife-wielding man in wheelchair who stabbed officer

The man reportedly stabbed a police officer who responded to a call of a man slashing car tires

Editor's Note: The San Francisco Chronicle story below says that the man in the wheelchair was "standing at the time he was shot." Based on what we see in the video, he is actually sitting. See for yourself in the video below.

By Jaxon Van Derbeken and Justin Berton
The San Francisco Chronicle

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco police shot a knife-wielding man they say stabbed a police officer who responded to a morning call of a man slashing car tires.

The officers resorted to using their guns after their attempts to control the man with a bean-bag gun failed, authorities said.

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