Vincent J. Dronet Killed by Biloxi Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Popp's Ferry Road and Camp Wilkes Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Police got a shoplifting call from the Home Depot. The man fled the store at about 8 a.m., police said. Vincent Dronet was driving a maroon Dodge Ram pickup, and officers tried to pull him over for a traffic stop, but he fled. He was stopped, and there was an altercation, and officers attempted to use a stun gun on him. He escaped and shots were fired. The truck came to rest when it crashed into a forklift.

Victim's Name: Vincent J. Dronet

Agency Responsible: Biloxi Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 61

Race: White

Date of Death: October 11, 2017

County: Harrison

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Vehicle

Weapon: vehicle

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 3025

Geography: Suburban

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