Trey Bartholomew Killed by Upper Perikomen Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
E. Eighth Street and Long Alley
Mapping Police Violence:

Around 7 p.m., the Upper Perkiomen Police Department received a 911 call from a family member about a relative in a state of agitation who left the home with a sword. An officer responded and encountered the man. The man allegedly threatened the officer with the sword and would not follow commands to drop it. The officer shot and killed the man.

Agency: Upper Perikomen Police Department

Motive: Erratic behavior

Confrontation Type: Mental Health/Welfare Check

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Trey Bartholomew

Death Date: February 9, 2021

County: Montgomery

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 27

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: sword

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6602

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