D'ovion Semaj Perkins Killed by Denver Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
2400 East 24th Avenue
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About 9 p.m., Denver police were pursuing a robbery suspect as he drove from Denver into Aurora on Interstate 225. The man's car crashed into two others near the Colfax exit. He then allegedly carjacked a silver sedan and fled to Airport Boulevard, driving in the wrong direction in the southbound lanes. On East 24th Avenue, Denver police disabled the car. The suspect and two other occupants fled on foot and unsuccessfully attempted to carjack a nearby silver minivan. They then ran to another nearby car and carjacked it. Denver cops pinned the suspect in that vehicle, one of the Denver officers shot and killed the man.

Victim's Name: D'ovion Semaj Perkins

Agency Responsible: Denver Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 19

Race: Black

Date of Death: January 25, 2020

County: Adams

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Justified by District Attorney

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: 5425

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