Cortez Lee Bogan Killed by East Cleveland Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Hayden Avenue and Bryn Mawr Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Police responded to a domestic incident just after 10 a.m., where a woman reported her ex-boyfriend possibly had a gun. East Cleveland police said officers found the man trying to get into the woman's car. She reportedly yelled at officers that the man had a gun. An officer reportedly saw the butt of a gun in the man's vest and tried to take it. The man reached for the gun, and the officer shot and killed him.

Agency: East Cleveland Police Department

Motive: domestic disturbance

Confrontation Type: Domestic Disturbance (intimate partner violence)

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Cortez Lee Bogan

Death Date: February 10, 2021

County: Cuyahoga

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 27

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6597

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