hatchet-wielding man

*A man said to be fed up with the way police are treating African Americans went up to a group of police officers in Jamaica, Queens and struck two of them with a hatchet.

One officer was struck in the arm, and the other in the head.

The other officers opened fire, killing the man instantly. They also struck a female bystander accidentally.

Witnesses described the chaotic and horrific scene to CBS news media – telling them that the man pulled a hatchet from a backpack and as one officer tried to speak with him, he attacked.

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