Dwayne Jeune Killed by New York Police Department

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Dwayne Jeune, who had a history of mental illness, was shot three or four times by police officers within seconds of their arrival after he allegedly charged at them with a 10-inch bread knife during a domestic disturbance. Officer Miguel Gonzalez opened fire after another cop tried to subdue Jeune with a Taser, “which proved to be ineffective,” police said. The same officer who killed Jeune also shot and wounded Davonte Pressley in October 2016.

Victim's Name: Dwayne Jeune

Agency Responsible: New York Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 32

Race: Black

Date of Death: July 31, 2017

County: Kings

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 2815

Geography: Urban

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