Reno Joseph Owens Jr. was threatening two children with a butcher knife during a standoff, according to police, when he was shot and killed by a police sniper. Owens was a homeless relative of the family that lived in the home.
Victim's Name: Reno Joseph Owens Jr.
Agency Responsible: Baltimore Police Department
Date of Death: March 24, 2017
County: Baltimore City
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges
Criminal Charges: No known charges
Mental Illness: Unknown
Armed: Allegedly Armed
Threat Level: other
Fleeing: Not fleeing
Body Camera: Yes
Washington Post Database ID: 2452