Juan Joseph Daniele Castellano Killed by Athens-Clarke Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
200 Trail Creek St.
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Athens-Clarke police responded to calls concerning a man with a gun at a park. While officers were responding, it was reported that the man had carjacked a vehicle at gunpoint. Officers made contact with the man, who they claim exited the vehicle with a gun and made several demands. Officers allegedly asked the man to put the gun down, before shooting and killing him.

Agency: Athens-Clarke Police Department

Motive: aggravated assault

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Juan Joseph Daniele Castellano

Death Date: May 23, 2021

County: Clarke

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 38

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Washington Post Database ID: 6872

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