Tyshon Jones Killed by Rochester Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
210 W. Main St.
Mapping Police Violence:

A man grabbed a knife from Open Door Mission, left the building and was threatening to harm himself. He began cutting himself and allegedly threatening officers. Officers retreated and the man allegedly ran towards them. One officer fired at the man, killing him.

Agency: Rochester Police Department

Motive: mental health crisis

Confrontation Type: Mental Health/Welfare Check

Service Call: Unavailable

Body Camera: yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Tyshon Jones

Death Date: March 10, 2021

County: Monroe

Gender: Male

Age: 29

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: foot

Washington Post Database ID: 6690

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