(VIDEO) Knife-wielding man walks into NYPD station in Brooklyn and asks 'to be shot'

(VIDEO) Knife-wielding man walks into NYPD station in Brooklyn and asks 'to be shot'

A knife-wielding man walked into the NYPD station in Brooklyn asking "to be shot".

In a video shared online, the man can be seen approaching a uniformed officer in the station. The officer backed away warily then brought out a taser and used it on him.

NYPD Chief of Department, Terence Monahan shared the video to Twitter and wrote: "Cops face split second, life & death decisions every day. When an emotionally disturbed man holding a long knife walked into the @NYPD75Pct — and asked to be shot — these cops reacted quickly. Though prepared for the worst, they delivered a safe outcome for everyone. Well done!"

Watch the video below.


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