Albuquerque police fatally shoot man who charged at officers

Feb 21, 2021

Albuquerque police fatally shoot man who charged at officersALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say officers have fatally shot a man who charged at them on a street in northeast Albuquerque. Interim Police Chief Harold Medina says the man was walking in the middle of the street and forcing vehicles to drive around him. Police say officers unsuccessfully tried to use a stun gun on the man who ignored their commands to get off the street. Albuquerque TV station KOB reports that video footage taken by a witness shows the man throwing an object toward officers before being shot. The man was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. His name hasn't been released yet.