James Pharr Killed by Socorro Police Department

James Pharr was Killed
James Pharr was Killed
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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
10900 Burt Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers were dispatched to reports of a suicidal subject. Upon arrival, officers James Pharr, who was allegedly threatening to take his own life. An hour-long verbal standoff began, and police said Pharr became agitated and was armed with a handgun and a shotgun. Officers said Pharr shot at them with the shotgun, and they shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: James Pharr

Agency Responsible: Socorro Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 60

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: June 5, 2020

County: El Paso

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5934

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