(ABC News) Bodycam footage released Thursday by the Oxnard Police Department in California shows a 17-year-old girl apologizing to officers after she was shot three times.
Armed with a 12-inch chef's knife, the teen, whose identity was not revealed and whose faced is blurred in the footage, kept walking toward Officer Timothy Roberts, who backed away from her multiple times, repeatedly asking her drop the weapon.
"Put it down," he said. "Don't reach for the knife."
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"What happens if I reach for it?" she asked.
"Then," Roberts said, "something bad is going to happen. Put the knife down."