Name withheld by police Killed by New York Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
East 23rd Street and Barnes
Mapping Police Violence:

Around 6:15 p.m., two officers were stopped at a traffic light when they heard a dispute on the street, and people yelling for help. They got out of the vehicle and saw a woman running down the street being following by a man armed with a knife. They yelled to the man to drop the knife, but the man turned around and ran toward them while still armed with the knife, and they shot and killed him.

Agency: New York Police Department

Motive: Dispute (on street)

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: No

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Name withheld by police

Death Date: January 21, 2021

County: New York City

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6535

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