Charles Edward Walsh Killed by Kern County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
3000 Pat Avenue
Mapping Police Violence:

Deputies responded at about 2:30 p.m. to a disturbing-the-peace call involving a woman and her adult son. The deputies determined the woman was a victim of assault and learned that there were multiple firearms inside the house where the son, a 50-year-old man, was located. After obtaining an arrest warrant, the deputies made multiple attempts to get the man to surrender, but he did not respond. As deputies attempted to serve the warrant, he began shooting at deputies from inside the house, and deputies shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Charles Edward Walsh

Agency Responsible: Kern County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 50

Race: White

Date of Death: March 23, 2020

County: Kern

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: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5683

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