John Young Killed by Escambia County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
929 Massachusetts Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

Deputies responded to a call about a murder in an apartment complex. When deputies arrived at the apartment, John Young "opened the door holding a meat cleaver and another cutting instrument." The deputies reported that he refused orders to drop the weapons, and he was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: John Young

Agency Responsible: Escambia County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 65

Race: Black

Date of Death: December 1, 2018

County: Escambia

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: meat cleaver

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4240

Geography: Suburban

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