Christian Bowman Killed by Jackson County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
8011 Tucker Rd
Mapping Police Violence:

Deputies responded at the request of the clerk on duty to investigate possible drug activity in a Ramada Inn room. When the deputies made contact with the suspect, he became "aggressively combative" toward the officer, police said. Another deputy arrived to assist in subduing the suspect, and the fight escalated until one of the deputies shot and killed Bowman.

Victim's Name: Christian Bowman

Agency Responsible: Jackson County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 23

Race: White

Date of Death: May 9, 2016

County: Harrison

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Drug or alcohol use

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: unarmed

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 1524

Geography: Suburban

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