Jonathan Lee Cunningham Killed by Wake County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
Leesville Road exit and I-540
Mapping Police Violence:

A mentally ill man was being transported to involuntary commitment at the Wake Crisis Center. He overpowered the officer, stole the car, led officers on a high-speed chase before crashing and being shot to death in a field.

Victim's Name: Jonathan Lee Cunningham

Agency Responsible: Wake County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 35

Race: White

Date of Death: March 31, 2013

County: Wake

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Justified

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: unclear

Geography: Suburban

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