John Francis Murphy III Killed by Grand Forks Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
2200 S 22nd St
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers responded to a report of a suicidal subject armed with a gun. Around 3:17 a.m., officers encountered two people. One was armed. The armed person refused commands from the officers, and Cpl. Jordan Drees and Officer Michael Ruit shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: John Francis Murphy III

Agency Responsible: Grand Forks Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 41

Race: White

Date of Death: July 8, 2018

County: Grand Forks

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 3833

Geography: Urban

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