Joel Avery Killed by Horn Lake Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
5600 Winterwood Dr
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Horn Lake Police responded to a shooting after a child called 911, saying "daddy shot mom." Joel Avery refused orders from two officers to drop his gun. He was shot and killed. The wounded woman was taken to a hospital.

Victim's Name: Joel Avery

Agency Responsible: Horn Lake Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 41

Race: White

Date of Death: November 19, 2019

County: DeSoto

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: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5198

Geography: Suburban

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