Thompson Nguyen Killed by San Jose Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1 Blanchard Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Police saw a man walking with an ax in his hand and said he refused to drop it. Two minutes later, officers on the dispatch recordings reported shots fired. The man was killed.

Victim's Name: Thompson Nguyen

Agency Responsible: San Jose Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 27

Race: Asian

Date of Death: January 9, 2018

County: Santa Clara

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: ax

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 3300

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