Joshua Brooks Killed by Chesapeake Police Department

Blast Zone No. 32182 - 0 Comments
Set Up On:
Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1300 Hawthorne Dr
Mapping Police Violence:

Police were serving an emergency custody order at a home when Brooks began firing, hitting and injuring a female relative as she tried to run away, authorities said. Officers said they shot and killed Brooks as he turned toward them.

Victim's Name: Joshua Brooks

Agency Responsible: Chesapeake Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 26

Race: Black

Date of Death: April 26, 2016

County: Chesapeake City

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 1491

Geography: Suburban

Login to Comment using a Cop Blaster Account.


Register if you don't have a Cop Blaster account.