Donnie Sanders Killed by Kansas CIty Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Prospect Avenue and Wabash Avenue
Mapping Police Violence:

An officer tried to stop Donnie Sanders' vehicle around 11:15 p.m. Sanders did not pull over until he pulled in an alley near Prospect and Wabash avenues, where he ran from the vehicle. Sanders reportedly turned toward the officer and "advanced on him while raising his arm up in a motion toward the officer" and that's when the officer shot and killed Sanders.

Victim's Name: Donnie Sanders

Agency Responsible: Kansas CIty Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 47

Race: Black

Date of Death: March 12, 2020

County: Jackson

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: unarmed

Threat Level: undetermined

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5663

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