Body cam shows a knife wielding man who stabbed himself and teen is fatally shot by Reno Police
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The Reno Police Department on Thursday released body camera footage of the fatal officer-involved shooting of a knife-wielding man on Sept. 4.
The footage shows the man, identified as Sherman Crutcher, with a fishing filet knife moving towards officers despite demands he drop the knife.
Both officers shot the 37-year-old Crutcher, according to the summary given by Deputy Chief Tom Robinson.
Police were told there had been a stabbing of a 16-year-old boy on Yori Avenue near Linden Street at about 12:30 a.m. on Sept. 4. Police were also told the suspect stabbed himself and was on drugs.
Crutcher was taken to the hospital, where he died.
Police said the 16-year-old was also taken to the hospital, but did not give an update on his condition.