Jimmie Montel Sanders Killed by Appleton Police Department

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Old Crime Scene Address:
535 W. College Ave
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Appleton Police answered a call about shots being fired inside Jack's Apple Pub around 1 o'clock on Sunday morning. When officers arrived, people were leaving the building. Lt. Jay Steinke shot and killed an unarmed man, Jimmie Montel Sanders, but was trying to shoot a different man, Henry Nellum. Nellum allegedly fired shots earlier in the night at the bar, and was running towards Lt. Steinke with a gun when he entered the bar that night.

Victim's Name: Jimmie Montel Sanders

Agency Responsible: Appleton Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 33

Race: Black

Date of Death: May 21, 2017

County: Outagamie

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: unarmed

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 2594

Geography: Urban

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