WATCH: Officer Shoots as Man Allegedly Attacks Him with Machete

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A bystander filmed as a man with a machete allegedly charged an officer, leading the officer to open fire in broad daylight.

Video of the incident appears to show the man with the machete running at the officer while the officer yells, “Don’t do it! Don’t do it!”

Shots ring out thereafter.

ABC 7 reports that the suspect was taken to the hospital in unknown condition. The officer received non-life-threatening injuries.

On July 12, 2019, Breitbart News reported that a homeowner shot and killed a suspected intruder who was armed with a machete.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the suspect allegedly broke “several windows” in the home. WSBTV reported that he allegedly “confronted the homeowner when he got inside,” and that is when the homeowner shot him.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio. Follow him on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. Reach him directly at Sign up to get Down Range at


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