Ward Benjamin McClain III Killed by Greenville Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1300 E. Washington St.
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers responded around 12:48 a.m. for reported gunshots. Two people were found in the parking lot of the law office of W. Benjamin McClain Jr. One person was arrested while the second person ran into the law office building. The person who ran shot at the officers, W. Benjamin McClain III, from inside the building, was found dead inside the building.

Victim's Name: Ward Benjamin McClain III

Agency Responsible: Greenville Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 25

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: May 9, 2020

County: Greenville

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5799

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