Joshua James Brown Killed by Columbus Division of Police

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1400 Olentangy River Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Around 7:30 a.m., a man wearing a mask entered a Bob Evans restaurant and demanded money from the manager in the back office. The manager reportedly attempted to comply with the man's demands but was assaulted by the man after having trouble getting money from the safe. After several minutes of attempting to get money from the safe, the man left without any money through a back door, where he was confronted by officers who had arrived, and Officer Jeffrey Miller shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Joshua James Brown

Agency Responsible: Columbus Division of Police

Gender: Male

Age: 34

Race: Black

Date of Death: January 25, 2020

County: Franklin

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: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5426

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