Dewayne Deshawn Ward Jr. Killed by Contra Costa Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
1000 Claudia Ct
Mapping Police Violence:

Ward was being served a restraining order. When deputies arrived Ward charged at them with a knife. A deputy responded by shooting and killing Ward.

Victim's Name: Dewayne Deshawn Ward Jr.

Agency Responsible: Contra Costa Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 29

Race: Black

Date of Death: February 3, 2015

County: Contra Costa

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Unreported

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 119

Geography: Suburban

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