Police officer: ‘I could have killed him’

(KSL) Newly released body cam video documents an intense gunpoint encounter with West Valley City Police officers and two teens armed with guns that turned out to be fake.

Police are pointing to the ordeal as an example of why it’s difficult for officers to discern fake from real guns at times when the use of deadly force is possible.

The video, obtained by KSL through an open records request, offers a first-person police perspective of the exchange that took place the night of Sept. 11 on the grounds of a local elementary school.

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