Mark Gaskill Killed by Rochester Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Glasser St. and Masseth St.
Mapping Police Violence:

Gaskill allegedly fired shots on Lyell Ave. before getting in a vehicle that was later stopped by police. Police claim Gaskill gave a false name during the traffic stop and when police opened a front door of the vehicle, Gaskill (in the backseat) pointed a pistol at the officers. Two officers fired 11 rounds, striking Gaskill 5-6 times, killing him.

Agency: Rochester Police Department

Motive: traffic stop

Confrontation Type: Traffic Stop

Service Call: Unavailable

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Mark Gaskill

Death Date: May 14, 2021

County: Monroe

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 28

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: car

Washington Post Database ID: 6852

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