David A. Schwalm Killed by Oswego County Sheriff's Department

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
168 Auringer Rd
Mapping Police Violence:

Deputy Mark Walton did a welfare check on Schwalm, who was suicidal. Schwalm pointed a shotgun at the deputy, who told him to drop the weapon. When Schwalm did not, Walton fatally shot him.

Victim's Name: David A. Schwalm

Agency Responsible: Oswego County Sheriff's Department

Gender: Male

Age: 58

Race: White

Date of Death: May 8, 2015

County: Oswego

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Justified; New York State Police investigation; Schwalm's brother offered condolences to the deputy because of his brother's illness.

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 443

Geography: Rural

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