Sherman Evans Killed by DC Metropolitan Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
100 Varnum St NE
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Police found Evans with a gun on a walkway between two apartment buildings, police said. Officers ordered him to drop the gun, but he refused and raised it, police said. The officers opened fire and killed Evans.

Victim's Name: Sherman Evans

Agency Responsible: DC Metropolitan Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 63

Race: Black

Date of Death: June 27, 2016

County: District of Columbia

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: toy

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 1666

Geography: Urban

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