Hasani Best Killed by Sean DeShader

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
900 4th Ave.
Mapping Police Violence:

At 9 p.m., police officers first responded to a domestic dispute inside a two-family residence. When police arrived, the woman was outside, and the man had barricaded himself inside the upstairs apartment. During the incident, the man reportedly opened the door, revealing that he was armed with a knife. The man continued to hold the knife, despite repeated orders from the police to drop the weapon. Officers reportedly attempted to use a Taser, but it wasn't effective. The man remained armed with the knife, and at approximately 10:10 p.m., an Asbury Park officer shot and killed him.

Killer: Sean DeShader

Agency: Asbury Park Police Department

Motive: Domestic Disturbance-no specific details

Confrontation Type: Domestic Disturbance

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Hasani Best

Death Date: August 21, 2020

County: Monmouth

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 39

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Washington Post Database ID: 6106

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