Flossmoor police release bodycam video after woman, 64, fatally shot by officers

Flossmoor police release bodycam video after woman, 64, fatally shot by officers

FLOSSMOOR, Unwell. (TOC) — Flossmoor police have launched bodycam video of a deadly capturing throughout a home incident over the weekend.

Police stated Thursday morning a 64-year-old lady they fatally shot had charged at them with a big knife earlier than officers opened hearth.

Madeline Miller was believed to be armed and harmful when police responded to a home disturbance name about 12:15 p.m. Sunday within the 1400-block of Joyce Drive, in response to authorities.

The report alleged Miller was threatening and attacking a female relative with a knife. When officers arrived, they heard arguing and commotion inside the house.

An aged lady utilizing a walker opened the door and yelled “she’s attempting to kill me,” police stated.

Miller then rounded a nook armed with a big knife and shortly ran at officers with the knife pointed of their path, in response to legislation enforcement officers.

Though officers requested her to drop the knife, Miller continued to advance towards police, at which level the primary officer shot her as soon as within the arm.

She continued ahead, and a second officer fired two extra photographs, hitting her within the torso, police stated.

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Police rendered support and referred to as paramedics.Physique, dashboard and safety cameras captured the incident.

Miller was taken to Advocate South Suburban Hospital the place she was later pronounced deceased.

The female relative was additionally taken to an space hospital to be handled for accidents from the home disturbance.

No officers had been injured throughout the incident, state police stated.

The responding officers have been positioned on administrative go away per departmental coverage.

“Our ideas and condolences are with the household of the deceased and all who had been concerned on this tragic occasion,” Flossmoor police stated.

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