Caught on Camera
A shocking video has emerged showing a police officer shooting and neutralizing an armed robbery suspect in Tennessee. The incident occurred on Tuesday night and was captured on camera.
The suspect, identified as Steven James Murphy, 44, approached an armored truck driver at an ATM before attempting to rob a deli in the Oaks Shopping Center. The situation quickly escalated when Murphy began chasing the deli staff.
Refusal to Comply
When the police arrived at the scene, they commanded Murphy to show his hands. However, he refused to comply and charged at the officer with knives raised in both hands.
Officer Fires Shots
Faced with an imminent threat, the officer fired several shots at Murphy in an attempt to stop him. Despite being transported to a hospital, Murphy did not survive.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is currently conducting an active and ongoing investigation into the incident. They are working to gather evidence and conduct interviews to determine the series of events leading up to the shooting.
Officer on Leave
The officer involved in the shooting, Adam Claiborne, a five-year veteran, has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
No other individuals were injured during the incident.
Stay tuned for further updates on this developing story.
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