Tyrone Bass Killed by St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
St. Bernard Highway and Andres Street
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Deputies shot and killed Tyrone Bass after he allegedly stabbed a deputy in the back of the head with a railroad spike during an altercation. At about 2 p.m., a deputy initiated a traffic stop. Shortly after, there was allegedly some kind of altercation during which the deputy was stabbed. The deputy called for backup and two other deputies arrived. Bass was shot and was pronounced dead on the scene. The injured deputy was treated and released from the hospital that day. Bass was shot three times, St. Bernard Parish Coroner Bryan Bertucci said.

Victim's Name: Tyrone Bass

Agency Responsible: St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 21

Race: Black

Date of Death: September 15, 2015

County: St. Bernard

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: railroad spike

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 830

Geography: Suburban

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