Bronx man killed after refusing to comply with NYPD

Miguel Richards was shot and killed after police asked him 44 times to drop a knife.
1:02 | 09/14/17

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Next tonight, to video just released here in New York City, from an NYPD body cam, showing the tense standoff with a man holding a knife and what appeared to be a gun. ABC's gio Benitez here in new York. Reporter: You're watching body cam video released late today by the NYPD. Listen. What's your name? Reporter: The officer points his flashlight on his hand. What's in your hand, dude? Reporter: Noticing a knife -- Put that knife on the floor. Reporter: -- Police ask the man, Miguel Richards, to drop the knife. And what appears to G a gun in his other hand. He's got a knife and a gun. Reporter: The officers not sure if it's real. I don't want to shoot you if you have a fake gun in your hand. Reporter: Richards eventually lifts his hand. That's when police open fire. Get back, get back. You all right? Reporter: This is the first shooting caught on camera by NYPD body cams added to the force just two months ago. Police say they released the video for transparency. And David, that gun did turn out to be a toy gun. The police commissioner says anything future video release will be reviewed on a case by case basis. David? Gio Benitez tonight. Thank you. Next this evening, to Steve

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