Henry Barnes Jr. Killed by Jay Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
200 South Hampton
Mapping Police Violence:

Just before midnight, a person called 911 to report another person making threats toward the caller. An officer responded and encountered Henry Barnes Jr., who ran from the officer. Over the course of the next hour, police had several encounters with the Barnes, who also assaulted a family member who came to help the individual who made the original 911 call. During another altercation with the officer at 1:18 a.m., the officer shot and killed Barnes.

Victim's Name: Henry Barnes Jr.

Agency Responsible: Jay Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 25

Race: Native American

Date of Death: June 19, 2020

County: Delaware

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: undetermined

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5931

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