Dramatic Video Exhibits Muslim in US on Scholar Visa Violently Assault Arizona State Trooper, Forcing Officer to Shoot and Kill Him (VIDEO)
Mohamed Ahmed Al-Hashemi; photograph: AZ police taken from prior arrest
An Arizona state trooper shot and killed a Qatari man who violently attacked him throughout a visitors cease, and it was all caught on the police sprint cam.
25-year-old Mohamed Ahmed Al-Hashemi, who was within the US on a scholar visa, threw a road signal onto a highway in Phoenix final Thursday, sparking a violent confrontation with the officer.
Trooper Hugh Grant ordered Al-Hashemi to choose up the signal, however he refused to obey instructions even because the trooper ordered him to cease strolling in the midst of the road.
Al-Hashemi then approached the police automotive and kicked the entrance grill.
The trooper used a stun gun to subdue Al-Hashemi nevertheless it didn’t cease him from speeding the officer and violently punching and kicking him.
After over a minute of combating, the trooper, who was in a battle for his life had no alternative however to fireside his weapon, killing Al-Hashemi.
The dashboard cam exhibits the violent encounter and Trooper Grant was even thrown to the bottom at one level.
Al-Hashemi was screaming your complete time he kicked and punched the officer.
The state trooper additionally had a feminine ride-along within the automotive from MADD [Mothers Against Drunk Driving] so he feared for her security as properly.
AP with the backstory on Al-Hashemi’s prior arrest:
Authorities mentioned they didn’t know if Al-Hashemi was impaired. The trooper had accidents to his face and head and is resting at residence.
Authorities say Al-Hashemi was arrested for trespassing on the Islamic Group Heart of Tempe on Wednesday. Police within the Phoenix suburb of Tempe responded to a disturbance on the mosque round 4:30 a.m. On the heart’s request, officers gave Al-Hashemi a warning and advised him to not return, police spokesman Greg Bacon mentioned.
Al-Hashemi returned within the early afternoon and officers had been referred to as once more. Bacon mentioned he was then arrested on a misdemeanor cost of trespassing and booked into jail.
It’s unclear how lengthy Al-Hashemi has been residing within the U.S. He was a former scholar at Arizona State College, which relies in Tempe, in response to college officers. They didn’t present different particulars.
Watch the dramatic sprint cam footage (photographs fired on the 2:38 mark):