Abdirahman Salad Killed by Columbus Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
3307 E Broad St
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At 6:10 p.m., police got a call about a robbery at a CVS. When officers arrived on the scene, people reportedly were running out of the store and the boy, Abdirahman Salad, was still inside with a gun. Officers located Salad inside the store. Salad allegedly confronted the officers, and Officers Benjamin Hetzer and Thomas Pezzott II shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Abdirahman Salad

Agency Responsible: Columbus Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 15

Race: Black

Date of Death: January 30, 2020

County: Franklin

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: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5456

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