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1,289 views • February 15, 2019

BODYCAM VIDEO: Watch cop shoot knife-wielding ISIS lone wolf

Mark Liu
Newly released bodycam footage shows a police officer shooting an ISIS terrorist who was approaching him while holding a knife. The shooting happened on Jan. 7 outside a Maricopa County Sheriff's Office substation in Fountain Hills, Arizona. Sgt. Brandon Wells shot Ismail Hamed, 18, shortly after Hamed called 911 and said he was part of ISIS, the notorious Islamic terror group. "My name is Ismail Hamed," the man told an operator, according to one of the 911 call recordings. "I live in Fountain Hills, and I'm owing my allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. I just want a cop to come real quick and I want to deal with them." During the call, he also said: "I’d like to do something in protest for the people suffering in Palestine and in the Middle East." Asked what he wanted to do, he added: "I’d like to talk to them face to face and see what solution they will come up with." Wells responded and approached Hamed, asking for his identification. Instead, Hamed hurled rocks at Wells. Wells took out his firearm and ordered Hamed to back off but, instead, the teenager pulled out a knife and walked toward the deputy. Wells told Hamed he would shoot if Hamed kept coming towards him. "Shoot me," Hamed said, continuing to advance. Wells shot him twice. Hamed survived and is currently in custody in a Maricopa County jail.
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