Amir Johnson Killed by Ventnor City Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Wellington Avenue and West End Avenue
Mapping Police Violence:

About 4:15 p.m., witnesses said police shot and killed a Black man near a marsh on the eastern side of West End Avenue. The man allegedly charged toward police, and the police shot and killed him. The witness said he heard five to seven shots. Police have withheld virtually all details regarding who they killed and why they killed him.

Agency: Ventnor City Police Department

Motive: other (not stated)

Confrontation Type: None/Unknown

Service Call: Unavailable

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Amir Johnson

Death Date: August 6, 2020

County: Atlantic

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 30

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: bottle

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6030

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