Thomas Justin Walton Killed by Homewood Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
40 State Farm Parkway
Mapping Police Violence:

An officer was patrolling the parking lot of the Extended Stay Hotel on State Farm Parkway around 1 a.m. when he encountered Thomas Walton. The officer and Walton fought, and Walton was able to get the officer's stun gun and used it against him. The officer shot and killed Walton.

Victim's Name: Thomas Justin Walton

Agency Responsible: Homewood Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 32

Race: White

Date of Death: August 19, 2017

County: Jefferson

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: taser

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 2875

Geography: Suburban

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