Police said at 8 p.m. they received a 911 call for the report of a male driver who had struck multiple cars. Police found the driver, William Green, and believed him to be under the influence of PCP. Police said Green was handcuffed and buckled in the front seat of a police cruiser. One officer got into the driver's seat, with Green still handcuffed in the front seat, and a fight reportedly started, and the officer shot and killed Green. Michael Owen Jr. was charged with second-degree murder and other crimes.
Victim's Name: William Howard Green Jr.
Agency Responsible: Prince George's County Police Department
Date of Death: January 27, 2020
County: Prince George's
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Official Disposition: Charged with 2nd degree murder
Criminal Charges: Charged with a crime
Mental Illness: Drug or alcohol use
Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon
Threat Level: attack
Fleeing: Not fleeing
Body Camera: No
Washington Post Database ID: 5434