James Hawkins Killed by Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
13300 Ashley Meadow Drive
Mapping Police Violence:

Police responded to a call around 4:10 p.m. about a domestic violence assault with a deadly weapon, police said. Officers found a man with a gunshot wound inside the home, police said. Deputy Sheriff James Hawkins, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene. James Hawkins' wife, Deputy Sheriff Rataba Hawkins, was involved in the shooting, although police didn't immediately accuse her of killing him.

Victim's Name: James Hawkins

Agency Responsible: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 35

Race: Black

Date of Death: January 15, 2018

County: Mecklenburg

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Geography: Suburban

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