Police bodycam video shows moment man slashes machete at officer before getting shot
Jarring police bodycam video released Wednesday shows the moment a man swung a machete at an officer before he was shot by that officer.
The incident happened earlier this month in Athens. The machete-wielding man who was shot has been identified as Salvador Salazar.
Athens-Clarke County Police said on Oct. 5 that officers responded a domestic call and that, after arriving on scene, an officer made contact with Salazar.
The video now shows the moment of that encounter.
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