Kimani Johnson Killed by Baltimore Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
400 E Lanvale St
Mapping Police Violence:

Police said they shot and killed Johnson and his father, Matthew Wood Jr, while the two were aiming their guns across a street. The officers encountered the men during a patrol. Investigators said they believed the pair were about to begin shooting when police arrived. This narrative is heavily disputed by community members.

Victim's Name: Kimani Johnson

Agency Responsible: Baltimore Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 18

Race: Black

Date of Death: March 31, 2016

County: Baltimore City

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: 1424

Geography: Urban

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