Joey Hoffman Killed by Pennsylvania State Police

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
Lehigh Street and W 7th St
Mapping Police Violence:

Police were called to a home for a reported domestic disturbance. Police said a man in the home had an argument with his wife, and guns were involved. The standoff ended when state troopers shot and killed Hoffman when Hoffman pointed a laser-sighted handgun at the troopers and refused to drop it.

Agency: Pennsylvania State Police

Motive: Domestic Disturbance-intimate partner (married)

Confrontation Type: Domestic Disturbance

Service Call: Yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Joey Hoffman

Death Date: October 19, 2020

County: Carbon

Geography: Rural

Gender: Male

Age: 40

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: undetermined

Threat Level: undetermined

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