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Man was reaching for cane; police thought it was a gun

Dash cam video: York County Officer shoots 70-year-old man during traffic stop

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The York County Sheriff's Office release dash cam video of an event that took place on February 25th when a sheriff's deputy shot and wounded a 70-year-old man.

Officer Terrence Knox pulled over 70 year-old Bobby Canipe for an expired tag.

Deputies say Canipe got out of the car and reached for his cane. Knox thought he was reaching for a gun and shot him multiple times.

Play the video taken from the dash cam to see what happened.  Fox 46 Digital Journalists Mary Quinn O'Connor attended a press conference held by the York County Sheriff's Office. 

On Wednesday on myFOXCarolinas Primetime at 10 p.m., Cheryl Brayboy moderates a debate on whether police took appropriate action.

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