Adonis Traughber Killed by Clarksville Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1000 Hedge Apple Drive
Mapping Police Violence:

Traughber shot his ex-girlfriend Shequita Jones and called the police, requesting a SWAT team. Police arrived and asked Traughber to put his gun down. Jones heard Traughber state he was surrendering, before police shot and killed him.

Agency: Clarksville Police Department

Motive: shooting/domestic disturbance (intimate partner violence)

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime/Domestic Disturbance

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Adonis Traughber

Death Date: May 8, 2021

County: Montgomery

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 54

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: 6839

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