Gene Beasley Killed by Dale County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
AL-123 and US-231
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A Dale County Sheriff's deputy pursued Gene Beasley at high speeds just after midnight. The incident began with a traffic stop, but when the officer tried to take the suspect into custody for an outstanding felony warrant, he fled in his vehicle. Beasley crashed and as the deputy approached, Beasley produced a handgun, and the deputy shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Gene Beasley

Agency Responsible: Dale County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 64

Race: White

Date of Death: March 5, 2020

County: Dale

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: other

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5606

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