Grady Parks Killed by Pike County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
3100 Roberts Quarters Rd
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The Pike County Sheriff's Office got a 911 call at 2:28 p.m. to report a person holding a gun at another. When deputies arrived, they found 70-year-old Grady Parks armed with a shotgun and a another handgun, chasing the person who called 911. Deputies ordered Parks to drop his weapons, but he did not. A deputy then used his Taser to incapacitate Parks, but it did not. Parks allegedly fired at deputies with his shotgun, however the shot missed. One of the deputies shot and killed Parks.

Victim's Name: Grady Parks

Agency Responsible: Pike County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 70

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: April 4, 2018

County: Pike

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: 3580

Geography: Rural

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