David Campos Killed by Houston Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
5512 Bellaire Blvd
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Around 6:30 a.m. police say a man robbed a Southside Place CVS then rode a bus to a McDonald's. He waited for customers to leave the restaurant, then allegedly assaulted the manager.As he left the McDonald's, still with the screwdriver and a pair of scissors, one Bellaire officer and two HPD homicide officers caught up to him. Police said the man stood in the middle of Bellaire Boulevard, refusing to drop the screwdriver or scissors. The man was hit by one taser. Police say it had no effect on him and he continued to threaten the officers. At that point, the Houston officer shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: David Campos

Agency Responsible: Houston Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 34

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: October 24, 2017

County: Harris

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: screwdriver

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 3065

Geography: Urban

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