Billy G. Heeter Killed by Columbus Division of Police

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
300 S Yale Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

Police received a call around 10 a.m. from a family member of a distraught man, who was armed and threatening suicide. Officers were dispatched to the man's home. Within minutes of their arrival, officers located Billy G. Heeter in the home. Police confronted him, and he allegedly produced a gun, and Officer Kenneth Bowers shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Billy G. Heeter

Agency Responsible: Columbus Division of Police

Gender: Male

Age: 52

Race: White

Date of Death: November 21, 2018

County: Franklin

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4194

Geography: Urban

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