SHOCKING VIDEO: Knife-wielding man shot in leg while charging at NYPD officers
The New York Police Department released bodycam footage Monday of a chaotic officer-involved shooting that occurred last month while police were responding to a suicide attempt.
Two officers initially responded to a call on October 22 of a man who was attempting suicide at an Upper Manhattan apartment building.
The footage shows the officers enter the apartment unit and confront 27-year-old Paris Cummings who is armed with two knives. The officers tell him repeatedly to drop the weapons. Suddenly, the man charges at the officers. One shot is fired and Cummings falls to the ground in the hallway.
Watch the video above. [WARNING: GRAPHIC]
Police say Cummings was hit in the leg. The officers immediately began performing first aid and called for an ambulance.
Cummings was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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