In a 1st, NYPD releases body camera footage from fatal shooting

EDENWALD, the Bronx — Body camera footage released Thursday documents the lengthy encounter between a knife-wielding man and police until officers fatally shot the Bronx man.

A man allegedly holding the pictured weapons was fatally shot by police on Sept. 6, 2017. (NYPD)

It is the first fatal police involved shooting captured on body cameras. Miguel Richards, 31, was shot 16 times by police Sept. 6 after aiming a toy gun at officers in his Edenwald apartment.

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