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Video shows Jefferson City police shooting

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A video shared with ABC 17 News shows police fatally shooting a Columbia man Sunday.

The cellphone video captured by a witness shows James Reising, 59, running from a vehicle and toward what appears to be a police cruiser. Police said after the shooting that Reising ran at them with a knife.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol, which is investigating the shooting, said in a news release that Reising ignored commands to drop the knife. He was pronounced dead at a Jefferson City hospital.

Jefferson City police and the patrol have not released any other details about the shooting.

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ABC 17 News Team


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