Off-Duty Officer Reveals What Brought Him to Minnesota Mall During Stabbing

Officer Jason Falconer was off duty when he stopped the stabbing attack at Crossroads Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota, on Saturday.
1:32 | 09/20/16

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We're showing you a picture of off duty officer Jason Falconer because he's not ready to be in the spotlight not yet. But he's already back here at its Scott tactical advantage in Waite park where he's comfortable. And as he told me he's with his people UC. He's an expert in firearms training and that competitive shooter and as I talked to him inside the store there were a number of people wearing everyday clothes. And wearing badges I asked falcon or what many have wondered. What was he doing at the mall on Saturday night he smiled when he said buying his son's birthday present. He said the gift made it home despite what happened next Saint Cloud Maric day Christ describes what piece on surveillance video from the Macy's store. The officer then fired. Around a few rounds you see him fall and then you see him get back up. Again declared time you see him fall you see him get back. Three times and then even after that. To the point where he's still. Was attempting to get back up again. And via officer's fatal below. I asked falcon are in that moment was he shooting to wound or shooting to kill. He answered firmly he was shooting to stop the threat he said that twice. We are very grateful that no one lost their life. Thanks to the quick action of a brave off duty police officer the suspect was killed and reported more people being hurt.

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