Dion Johnson Killed by Arizona Department of Public Safety

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
AZ-101 Loop and Tatum Boulevard
Mapping Police Violence:

A trooper found Dion Johnson asleep in the driver's seat of a vehicle parked on Loop 101 at Tatum Boulevard around 5:30 a.m. The car was partially blocking traffic, police said. The trooper contacted Johnson, and they fought, and the trooper shot and killed Johnson.

Victim's Name: Dion Johnson

Agency Responsible: Arizona Department of Public Safety

Gender: Male

Age: 28

Race: Black

Date of Death: May 25, 2020

County: Maricopa

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: undetermined

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5841

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