Police responded to a break-in. Cupps was in the basement, growling and apparently wearing shorts and duct work. He was tasered and died a short time later.
Victim's Name: Danny Cupps Jr.
Agency Responsible: Birmingham Police Department
Date of Death: July 12, 2016
Cause of Death: Taser
Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges
Criminal Charges: No known charges
Mental Illness: Unknown
Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon
Threat Level: other
Fleeing: Not fleeing