Jacqueline D. Salyers Killed by Tacoma Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
3300 S Sawyer St
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Police were searching for Kenneth Wright Jr., who was wanted on two outstanding warrants for first-degree robbery, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful delivery of a controlled substance. Two police spotted Wright in the passenger seat of a vehicle, got out of their patrol car and started to walk toward the car. Salyers, who was behind the wheel, drove straight at the officers, police said. She was shot and killed, Wright ran away.

Victim's Name: Jacqueline D. Salyers

Agency Responsible: Tacoma Police Department

Gender: Female

Age: 32

Race: Native American

Date of Death: January 28, 2016

County: Pierce

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Vehicle

Weapon: vehicle

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 1213

Geography: Urban

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