Richard L. Johnson Killed by Kansas City, KS Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
400 N 18th St
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers were called just after 11 p.m. on reports of someone exposing himself. Callers pointed officers toward the apartment that man lived in, and they went to speak with the man, and a fight started. Police said the man was able to take an officer's gun away and shoot the officer before the other officer shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Richard L. Johnson

Agency Responsible: Kansas City, KS Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 46

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: December 16, 2018

County: Wyandotte

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: 4316

Geography: Urban

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