Footage shows fugitive struggling with US police officer before being shot dead

Shocking footage captured by police bodycam shows a dramatic struggle between a Chicago police officer and a man wanted for murder.

Police video shows Lakemoor officer Brianna Tedesco approaching the parked car in which Kenneth Martell was sitting on July 26.

Unknown to the officer, Martell had killed a man during a robbery three days earlier.

He gives a fake name to Tedesco and hands her a piece of paper, then grabs a handgun and points it at her.

A struggle ensues before another officer steps in and shoots Martell dead.

Watch what happens in the video above.