Police responded to the house on a report of a domestic situation involving a man with a gun. The caller reportedly was hiding from James Tober and told officers he was standing in the street holding the gun. Cruiser cam video reportedly showed officers yelling “drop the gun," seconds before they shot and killed him.
Victim's Name: James Tober Sr.
Agency Responsible: Kettering Police Department
Date of Death: June 28, 2020
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Official Disposition: Pending investigation
Criminal Charges: No known charges
Mental Illness: Yes
Armed: Allegedly Armed
Threat Level: attack
Fleeing: Not fleeing
Body Camera: No
Washington Post Database ID: 5954