VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office just revealed new details Monday about the man, they say was shot after he charged at a deputy with knives during an “erratic mental health episode.”
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Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood also showed body camera video of the moments before the gunfire and said deputies tried to negotiate with the suspect.
Deputies said Michael Collmar is recovering at a hospital after the shooting at his parent’s home.
Original report: Man armed with 2 knives injured after deputy-involved shooting, sheriff’s office says
WARNING: This body camera video contains graphic content
It happened on Lakeshore Drive, off Tomoka Farms Road, near New Smyrna Beach on Sunday.
Channel 9 has a crew looking over the body camera video released by the sheriff’s office and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.
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