Miguel Richards Killed by New York Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
3700 Pratt Ave
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Officers were called to a Pratt Avenue home by a landlord who was concerned that he hadn't seen his tenant in a while. When the landlord opened the door to the tenant's apartment, officers found the tenant with a knife in one hand, and his other hand behind his back, police said. Miguel Richards would not drop the knife and began to approach the officers. One officer shocked him with a stun gun, and two other officers shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Miguel Richards

Agency Responsible: New York Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 31

Race: Black

Date of Death: September 6, 2017

County: Bronx

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 2933

Geography: Urban

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