John Nyman

This video still shows the scene on Saturday that ended with Darrius Kennedy, who was wielding a 11-inch knife according to police, being fatally shot. (credit: amateur video footage)

Critics Argue Fatal Shooting Of Knife-Wielding Man In Midtown Was Unjustified

Bullets were flying as dozens of people recorded the incident on 7th Avenue. Police said the man threatened them with a large knife, while critics contend lethal force was not necessary.