Christopher Jo Cameron Killed by Creston Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
600 McKinley St
Mapping Police Violence:

Police received a 9-1-1 call around 11:55 p.m. reporting a man with a gun sitting on a bench in McKinley Park. Police said they asked Christopher J. Cameron to drop his weapon, but the man allegedly refused and charged at the officers. Sergeant Jared Auten shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Christopher Jo Cameron

Agency Responsible: Creston Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 31

Race: White

Date of Death: August 14, 2018

County: Union

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: 3966

Geography: Rural

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