Raynard Burton Killed by Detroit Police Department

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Old Crime Scene Address:
4200 Webb St
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Police on patrol saw a green Pontiac Bonneville traveling at a high rate of speed and attempted to initiate a traffic stop, police said. Raynard Burton drove off, struck a nearby utility pole, and led one of the officers chasing him on foot behind a vacant house a quarter-mile away. Police shot Burton alleging he "lunged" towards them.

Victim's Name: Raynard Burton

Agency Responsible: Detroit Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 19

Race: Black

Date of Death: February 13, 2017

County: Wayne

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: unarmed

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Other

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 2337

Geography: Urban

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