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Body cam footage released showing Chicago police tase, shoot man with butcher knife

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Footage has been released of a Chicago Police officer opening fire on a man with a knife last year, resulting in a non-fatal injury.

CPD officers were forced to shoot 31-year-old Wen M. Chen last March while responding to a domestic disturbance call.

Searching the house, Police eventually found Chen hiding inside of a room, where he had apparently harmed himself with a cleaver.

Ordering Chen multiple times to drop the knife, police used multiple Tasers in an attempt to subdue him. When the Tasers failed and Chen advanced in their direction, one officer fired his service pistol, wounding the suspect.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Chen was taken to a hospital for treatment and was later charged with 2 counts of aggravated assault to a peace officer.

The officer who opened fire was placed on 30 days administrative leave.

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