Daniel Kevin Harris Killed by North Carolina State Highway Patrol

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
Rocky River Rd and Interstate 485
Mapping Police Violence:

Troopers tried to stop a Volvo on I-485 near the 30-mile marker for a speeding violation. A seven-mile chase led the vehicles to Seven Oaks Drive. Troopers said Harris got out of the vehicle, and that led to an encounter where he was shot and killed. He had a hearing and speech impairment.

Victim's Name: Daniel Kevin Harris

Agency Responsible: North Carolina State Highway Patrol

Gender: Male

Age: 29

Race: White

Date of Death: August 18, 2016

County: Mecklenburg

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: other

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 1796

Geography: Suburban

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