Bobby Joe Gibbs Killed by Forrest City Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
205 Deaderick Rd
Mapping Police Violence:

Lt. Eric Varner and Detective Eugene Watlington were called to the store at 10:24 a.m. after Gibbs began making threats, saying he was going to blow up the Walmart. He was approached by the officers and that's when the suspect reportedly opened fire, striking both.

Victim's Name: Bobby Joe Gibbs

Agency Responsible: Forrest City Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 40

Race: Black

Date of Death: February 10, 2020

County: St. Francis

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

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5527

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