Jerald Wilson Killed by Midland County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
I-20 Frontage Rd & N County Rd 1120
Mapping Police Violence:

Deputies were called to railroad tracks when 911 callers reported seeing a man walking along the highway and the tracks. When deputies arrived, they saw Jerald Wilson appeared to be cutting himself. A deputy reportedly tried to use his Taser to incapacitate Wilson, but was unsuccessful. Wilson alleedly lunged at the deputy with the item he had been cutting himself with, a broken bottle, and the deputy shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Jerald Wilson

Agency Responsible: Midland County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 33

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: January 8, 2019

County: Midland

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: beer bottle

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4520

Geography: Rural

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