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Video: Officer shoots suspect repeatedly stabbing elderly man

The knife-wielding man was told to drop his weapon before he allegedly walked toward the officer


By PoliceOne Staff

TORONTO — Cell phone video shows a man repeatedly stabbing an elderly man before he was shot by an officer.

Police responded to an intersection after receiving multiple calls on Sept. 14 of an altercation between two men, CTV News reported. Callers said one person was stabbed multiple times. Video shows bystanders calling police and begging the knife-wielding man to stop. 

When officers arrived on the scene, the knife-wielding man was told to drop his weapon before he allegedly walked told the officer, The Toronto Sun reported. The officer fired a couple of rounds, wounding the suspect.

The suspect and the man who was stabbed were transported to the hospital where they are both listed in non-life-threatening condition. 

An investigation is ongoing. 

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