Cop shoots 70-year-old man reaching for cane

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YORK, SC (CNN) – Dashcam video out of South Carolina shows Deputy Terrance Knox shooting a 70-year-old man during a traffic stop.

The York County Sheriff’s Department recently released video from the February 25th incident.

Apparently the man got out of his truck and reached to get his cane. That’s when the officer opened fire, fearing the cane was a gun.

In the video above you can hear the officer crying. You can also hear the man’s wife praying to god to save her husband.

The man survived the shooting but state police are investigating.