Dequan L. Williams Killed by York Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1066 Kelly Dr
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Police said Williams was shot after officers arrived at a home in response to a report of a man with a knife behaving threateningly. Officers tried to subdue him with a Taser before shots were fired, according to authorities.

Victim's Name: Dequan L. Williams

Agency Responsible: York Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 28

Race: Black

Date of Death: October 17, 2015

County: York

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 930

Geography: Suburban

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