Dramatic surveillance video from a Walmart in Midwest City, Okla., shows a heroic police officer saving a 2-year-old girl from the clutches of a deranged knife-wielding man. He did so by shooting the criminal at point-blank range, killing him.
According to police, 37-year-old Sammie Wallace grabbed a toddler from her mother's shopping cart and held a knife to her throat. Police released video and 911 audio from the June 17 incident last week.
Believing that the child had been harmed by Wallace, a heroic police officer, Capt. David Huff, shot the man at point-blank range. The child was unharmed in the horrifying ordeal.
Wallace had no prior connection to the child or her mother, police said.
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