Samuel Solomon Cochran Jr. Killed by Mount Airy Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
500 Allred Mill Road
Mapping Police Violence:

At about 11:55 p.m., officers responded to help Surry County EMS at a chemical overdose. Police found Samuel Solomon Cochran Jr. barricaded inside the home. Officers Charles Reeves and Tyler Riddle went into the home and found Cochran armed with a knife a d shot and killed him.

Agency: Mount Airy Police Department

Motive: drugs

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Samuel Solomon Cochran Jr.

Death Date: July 26, 2020

County: Surry

Geography: Rural

Gender: Male

Age: 22

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6006

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