John Stewart Jr. Killed by Monongalia County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
4800 Mason Dixon Hwy
Mapping Police Violence:

Around 6 p.m., John Stewart Jr. allegedly threatened to stab a family member with a knife. Once deputies arrived, Stewart reportedly refused commands, and a deputy used pepper spray on him. While he was being arrested, Stewart allegedly pulled out a knife on a deputy, and a deputy shot and killed Stewart.

Victim's Name: John Stewart Jr.

Agency Responsible: Monongalia County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 36

Race: White

Date of Death: April 17, 2019

County: Monongalia

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 4648

Geography: Rural

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