Name withheld by police Killed by Seattle Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
4th Ave W and Elliott Ave W
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers responded to multiple calls to 911 around 3:30 p.m. about an unidentified man brandishing knives and threatening people. Officers confronted the man and may have tried to use a stun gun to incapacitate him. Two officers shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Name withheld by police

Agency Responsible: Seattle Police Department

Gender: Male

Race: Black

Date of Death: May 19, 2020

County: King

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: undetermined

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 5816

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