Was this an act of Islamic terrorism?
Illinois – Police bodycam footage released this week shows a Naperville cop fatally shooting a hatchet-wielding man.
The shooting occurred on June 3rd, but police released the dramatic footage on Tuesday.
A Naperville police officer had exited his vehicle after pulling someone over when another car pulled up next to him.
A Middle Eastern man with a hatchet exited the sedan and lunged at the police officer.
The officer shot the attacker, identified as 28-year-old Edward Samaan, who was transported to a hospital where he died, ABC 7 Chicago reported.
The officer was not injured.
The DuPage County State’s Attorney is investigating the attack, ABC 7 Chicago reported.
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Naperville Police Officer was on a car stop. The individual he pulled over jumped out with an axe and tried to kill the police officer pic.twitter.com/bOSzrQekDj
— Viral News NY (@ViralNewsNYC) June 18, 2022
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