Name withheld by police Killed by Jackson Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
E Davis St & N West St
Mapping Police Violence:

An officer responded to a burglary call around 2 a.m. The man was still there when the officer arrived. They fought, and the man was armed with a screwdriver and fled on a bicycle toward the intersection of Davis and West Streets and into a neighborhood. He hid in a crawl space under an abandoned house.around 4:30 a.m., and as police cut a hole in the floor, tried to attack the police officers with the screwdriver, and one of the officers shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Name withheld by police

Agency Responsible: Jackson Police Department

Gender: Male

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: April 13, 2020

County: Hinds

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: screwdriver

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5676

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