According to Milwaukee Journal Sentinal, 2 Milwaukee police arrived at the scene of a suspected double homicide to find a shirtless man named Alfonso Martinez, age 26, holding a large butcher knife and threatening to kill them.
The cops began to run for their lives instead of shoot him because of the “recent incidents locally and nationally.”
Milwaukee has its own police shooting that happened in April, when a cop fatally shot Dontre Hamilton.
Martinez chased the officers around parked vehicles as they continuously yelled at him to drop the knife.
He finally did comply and drop the knife, when he was then arrested. One of the officers later told investigators that she was “beginning to wear out from the running” and “that this was the most frightening experience” she has had as an officer.