Steven Wayne Truex Killed by Birmingham Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
400 Dalton Dr
Mapping Police Violence:

Police went to a home where domestic violence was alleged to try to talk to Steven Truex. He was allegedly combative and armed when officers tried to contact him. The officers asked him to put down his unspecified weapon, but he didn't, police said. Edwards said officers unsuccessfully used their Tasers, and Truex was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Steven Wayne Truex

Agency Responsible: Birmingham Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 38

Race: White

Date of Death: October 19, 2017

County: Jefferson

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 3049

Geography: Suburban

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