John D. Acree Killed by Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
812 Forest Hills Dr
Mapping Police Violence:

Four officers served a warrant on Acree at his home at 7:45 a.m. for missing a court date. Acree, who was mentally ill and believed he was under surveillance, refused to come outside. Officers blocked the front and back doors of his house. As Acree exited the back door with a semiautomatic pistol, he and Officer William Wright exchanged fire. Acree was fatally shot.

Victim's Name: John D. Acree

Agency Responsible: Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 53

Race: White

Date of Death: April 29, 2015

County: Davidson

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Unreported

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: 423

Geography: Suburban

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