Michael Hansford Killed by New York Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Prospect Ave & E 181st St
Mapping Police Violence:

Police responded to reports of an argument, police said. The two responding officers told a man with a knife to drop the weapon, but he did not comply. He'd been chasing another man in the street. Michael Hansford was shot and killed when he allegedly lunged at police around 8 p.m.

Victim's Name: Michael Hansford

Agency Responsible: New York Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 52

Race: Black

Date of Death: January 29, 2018

County: Bronx

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 3365

Geography: Urban

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