Troy Francis Killed by Fremont Police Department

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Old Crime Scene Address:
4700 Baffin Ave
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Police arrived at a home after a female caller told police that Francis had held a knife as he threatened and chased her and another female roommate. Officers found Francis armed with a large knife in the front yard, police said. Police said the officers "gave numerous commands" for him to drop the knife, but he did not. Police said Francis raised the knife and charged at the officers, and they shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Troy Francis

Agency Responsible: Fremont Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 54

Race: Asian

Date of Death: July 20, 2015

County: Alameda

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 759

Geography: Suburban

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