Naperville police shooting: Video released of man with hatchet being fatally shot by police

Attack on 22-year veteran officer captured on his bodycam: Naperville police

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Naperville police release video in hatchet attack shooting
Naperville police released video of a man, Edward Samaan, they said charged at officers with a hatchet before being fatally shot.

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (WLS) -- Naperville police released video Tuesday showing an officer shoot a man, who ran at him with a hatchet.

The shooting occurred on June 3 during a traffic stop, near Bond and McDowell.

The video shows another car pulled up, and a man got out and immediately charged at the officer with a hatchet in his hand. The officer then opened fire.

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The man, identified as 28-year-old Edward Samaan, died at a hospital. The officer was not hurt.

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The DuPage County State's Attorney's Office is investigating.