Jeffrey Hobbs Killed by Missouri State Highway Patrol

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
17742 MO-177
Mapping Police Violence:

Hobbs was partially handcuffed after a traffic stop but fought with the trooper and fled back to his vehicle, authorities said. The two continued to fight inside the car and Hobbs attempted to drive away with the trooper inside, according to police. The trooper then opened fire.

Victim's Name: Jeffrey Hobbs

Agency Responsible: Missouri State Highway Patrol

Gender: Male

Age: 48

Race: White

Date of Death: April 29, 2016

County: Cape Girardeau

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Vehicle

Weapon: vehicle

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 1506

Geography: Rural

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