The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City police released body-worn camera video of a March 1 police shooting.
Oklahoma City police on Thursday released video of an officer shooting a man armed with a knife in the backyard of a southeast Oklahoma City home.
About 6:05 p.m. on March 1, officers Andy Tschetter and Jose Gutierrez responded to 1 Corona Drive on a domestic violence call. In Tschetter’s body-worn camera video, a woman can be heard saying a man ran across the street after he had fought with a woman.
The man, later identified as Jonathan Boyd, 41, had ran to his neighbor’s house and was in the backyard. Tschetter and Guitierrez walked to the house with the homeowner and unlocked a gate to the backyard.
The video shows Boyd coming around a corner with his armed raised and an object in his hand, which police said was a knife.
“Hey, come here,” Tschetter yelled. “Come here, gun, gun.”
Boyd responded, “Go ahead and shoot me, mother******.”
Tschetter, armed with a handgun, fired at least two shots as Boyd continued walking toward the officers. Almost simultaneously, Gutierrez fired a Taser and Boyd dropped to the ground, screaming and rolling around.
As the officers order Boyd on his stomach and attempt to cuff him, he can be heard saying, “I’m hurt real bad, I can’t breathe guys, I’m serious.”
Boyd was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injuries and was later released.
Tschetter, who has been with the department for more than three years, was placed on paid administrative leave after the shooting. Capt. Bo Mathews said he has been cleared criminally in the shooting, but an administrative investigation is still pending.
Gutierrez, a two-year veteran of the department, was not placed on leave, Mathews said.
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