Darrien Walker Killed by Detroit Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Meyers Rd & Grand River Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers came upon a man in an intersection with a 32-inch sword. The officers got out of their car, and the man began to run toward them, swinging the sword. They ordered him to drop the weapon. He failed to and advanced, throwing a knife at one of the officers. During a melee, he was shot and killed.

Agency: Detroit Police Department

Motive: person with a sword

Confrontation Type: Person with a Weapon (sword)

Service Call: No

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Darrien Walker

Death Date: July 30, 2020

County: Wayne

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 28

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: sword

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6029

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