James Lee Kirkwood Killed by Shelby County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
4th St and Poplar Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

A deputy was called to a reported sexual assault when he saw a man believed to be involved. The deputy pursued James Lee Kirkwood, who stabbed the deputy, police said. The deputy shot and killed Kirkwood.

Victim's Name: James Lee Kirkwood

Agency Responsible: Shelby County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 49

Race: Black

Date of Death: August 5, 2019

County: Shelby

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4914

Geography: Suburban

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