Johnny Owen King Killed by Michigan State Police

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
West 10 Mile Road and Comstock Avenue
Mapping Police Violence:

Police responded to a reported domestic disturbance. Police claim they were confronted by an armed individual while investigating the distrubance, and they shot and killed the man. A relative stated the man had grabbed a BB gun. It is unclear if the man fired at police.

Agency: Michigan State Police

Motive: domestic disturbance

Confrontation Type: Domestic Disturbance

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Johnny Owen King

Death Date: May 22, 2021

County: Newyago

Geography: Rural

Gender: Male

Age: 63

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: undetermined

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6880

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