Jonathan Wardlow Killed by Healdton Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
250 Apex Dr
Mapping Police Violence:

A Healdton officer responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a home. When the officer arrived, he found Wardlow acting erratically. Wardlow tried to hit the officer, who pulled out his Taser and told Wardlow to get on the ground, police said. Wardlow got on the ground, and the officer holstered the Taser and tried to handcuff him. While trying to handcuff Wardlow, Wardlow got on top of the officer and took the Taser, pointing it at the officer who shot and killed Wardlow.

Victim's Name: Jonathan Wardlow

Agency Responsible: Healdton Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 36

Race: White

Date of Death: December 12, 2015

County: Carter

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: taser

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 1081

Geography: Rural

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