Howayne Gale Killed by Brent Behrens

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
5400 Quarry Rock Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Police responded to reports of a domestic argument. Upon arrival, they saw Gale in the parking lot pointing a gun at his ex-girlfriend. They had recently broken up and Gale had allegedly broken into her apartment. Gale shot his ex-girlfriend, and Officer Brent Behrens immediately shot Gale.

Killer: Brent Behrens

Agency: Lakeland Police Department

Motive: domestic disturbance

Confrontation Type: Domestic Disturbance (intimate partner violence)

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Howayne Gale

Death Date: March 7, 2021

County: Polk

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 35

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6673

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