Desmond Franklin Killed by Cleveland Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
W 25th St & Archwood Ave.
Mapping Police Violence:

At about 2 p.m., an off-duty Cleveland officer saw a man and boy possibly committing an unspecified crime. One of the two reportedly showed a weapon and the officer shot into their moving vehicle. The 24-year-old driver then crashed into a fence outside of Riverside Cemetery, fatally wounded, and the passenger fled on foot. The boy was arrested.

Victim's Name: Desmond Franklin

Agency Responsible: Cleveland Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 22

Race: Black

Date of Death: April 9, 2020

County: Cuyahoga

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Vehicle

Weapon: vehicle

Off Duty: Off-duty

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