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Family of Boston man killed by terror investigators claim video shows he wasn't aggressor

Law enforcement releases new video

 

The family of a Boston man killed by terror investigators says surveillance video of his fatal shooting doesn't show him brandishing a weapon or approaching officers aggressively, as authorities have claimed.

Usaama Rahim's family said Monday that the video shows the 26-year-old security guard was not the initial aggressor.

Instead, they say, it shows at least five officers surrounding him in a military formation June 2.

They say the video is evidence that Rahim was breaking no laws as he walked toward a bus stop on his way to work. The family says many questions remain and the video only reveals part of the story.

Police say Rahim was under 24-hour surveillance and was plotting to kill police officers. They also say he was brandishing a knife and lunged toward officers with it.