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Man calls 911 to ask to be killed by police before his wish was granted

By Mason White 8:46 AM December 21, 2015
Bryant Neil Duncan confronting the police officer 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A man who wanted to die, called police and asked to be killed by an officer.

Police in California, said that a deputy shot and killed the suicidal man who charged at the officer with a knife on a busy street in Camarillo.

Sheriff Geoff Dean said that 23-year-old Bryant Neil Duncan, stole a phone from a 7-Eleven convenience store in Ventura County, and called 911 to say that a crime was going to happen and that he wanted to be killed by the police.

Dean said that when the deputy arrived, Duncan asked to be shot.

The deputy initially kept his distance, but when Duncan repeatedly charged at him with the knife in hand, the deputy opened fire.

Duncan shot him several times and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators recovered a knife at the scene. A video of the incident was uploaded to the Internet, and has gone viral.