Donte Sowell Killed by Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
East 38th Street and North Mitthoeffer Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers made a traffic stop at a gas station. One of the passengers of the car, Donte Sowell got out of the car and ran running toward an apartment complex. An officer chased after the man. When Sowell got to the apartment complex, he turned around and shot at the officer, and the officer returned fire.

Victim's Name: Donte Sowell

Agency Responsible: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 27

Race: Black

Date of Death: January 15, 2015

County: Marion

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Unreported

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 56

Geography: Suburban

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