Utah police release body camera video of the fatal shooting of a man with a knife charging at officer

to connectVideoBodycam video has been released of a fatal Utah officer-involved shooting

Video: the Body in the images of the camera and is released by Pc. Paul is a Department of the Police, a fatal officer-involved shooting. Officer: Steven Mattson fired a gun at a 31-year-old Ronald Davis, after Davis was shut down in behind the patrol car and ignored repeated commands to drop the knife.

Authorities in Minnesota, released the body camera footage of the Tuesday results, at the moment, that is, a man with a knife angrily and charged at a police officer before he was fatally shot.

St. Paul, police officer, Steven Mattson shot a 31-year-old Ronald Davis, on Sept. 15, during a confrontation that lasted less than a minute after Davis left behind his squad car. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Pc. Paul, the Police department said that both men left their vehicle, and Davis was confronted by the officer, ignoring commands to drop the weapon, to Mattson, ultimately, fired his pistol, killing Davis in the process.

“I see, Officer Mattson to defend themselves while retreating. And, as the son of a (retired) cop and I can’t say that I can see a little further than we might have expected him to do,” Approx. Paul’s Mayor, Melvin Carter, said at a news conference on Tuesday.

Carter, who is black, told reporters that Mattson was confronted with “a incredibly dangerous and scary situation that no one, and certainly no officer could ever hope to meet.” He said that the entire community is in mourning after the release of the video, but he hopes the images will help to minimize rumors and speculation.


The fatal shooting triggered a demonstration in the city’s Midway neighborhood for a week or so later by a few of the dozens of protesters who are calling for an end to the police killings, according to FOX9.

At a press conference on Tuesday, in California. Paul, the Police department, Todd Axtel also said that he could not stand by, “knowing that it is a very good officer, and all of our officers are attacked by people who don’t have the facts.”

Axtel, who added that the shooting was hard to watch,” he said, his heart goes out to the Davis family, while also saying that Mattson’s life has been forever changed by the events of Sept. 15.

“I hope that it will soon release a video, it will allow us to continue to move forward with an adult discussion about how such a tragedy could be prevented in the future, to wade through the water of the irresponsible accusations of murder, and calculated the cries of injustice and threats at an officer who had been left with no other choice than to defend themselves against an immediate and violent attack,” Axtell said.

The video has been released by the police, the officer’s body camera video shows that Davis’s attacks on the officer after at the rear-end of a police SUV.

The authorities released the body camera video from the Sept. 15 fatal shooting of Ronald Davis by experience. – Paul to the police station.
(Approx. Paul Police Department)

If Mattson was taken out of the pictures showed Davis was executed in the line of sight. Mattson can be heard shouting, “Whoa! Whoa!” and “get away from me!” Drop the knife!” The public seems to be to fall to the ground, quickly standing up again. At the meeting, which will take less than 30 seconds, for at least two gunshots can be heard.

The entire clip was one minute long freeze-frames to show Davis holding a torch in his left hand and the knife in his right hand. The BCA said earlier that Davis was carrying a knife when he was shot, and a knife was found near his body.


The BCA is still at the investigation of the fatal shooting. The agency has previously said it has no position, with regard to the police, and the release of body camera video. However, as soon as the video was released, the agency said that the researchers would not be able to take care of the integrity of the testimony of witnesses who have come forward after having seen the video.

In a fatal Halloween-2017, In California, the police have to shoot, seen from the bodycam video

The Santa Clara County District Attorney has ruled that in 2017, in a deadly police shooting to be justified, and released the body to the images from the camera.

The agency has not yet released the results of the autopsy, or said, or that Davis was drunk and high when he was attacked, Mattson. The researchers also said that Davis had a history of mental illness.

As soon as the BCA’s investigation is complete, the agency will turn over its findings to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office, which will determine whether or not to pursue the charges, according to FOX9.


The Anti-Police Brutality Coalition, said in a statement that the release of parts of the video was not enough, and it was not clear if Mattson could have been made of the de-escalation tactics or non-lethal force. The group also demanded the release of all of the videos, as well as any surveillance video, and all of the research papers.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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