Christian Hall Killed by Pennsylvania State Police

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
PA-33 overpass above I-80
Mapping Police Violence:

Troopers responded to a call about a suicidal man, Christian Hall, on the overpass and found him standing with a gun near the bridge. Troopers began speaking with Hall and ordered him to put the gun on the ground, which he did. As police continued speaking with him, he picked the gun back up and began walking toward the troopers. He pointed the gun in their direction, and they shot and killed him.

Agency: Pennsylvania State Police

Motive: Erratic behavior (suicide)

Confrontation Type: Mental Health/Welfare Check

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Christian Hall

Death Date: December 30, 2020

County: Monroe

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 19

Race: Pacific Islander

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6476

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