Haven Bailey Killed by Villa Park Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
200 East Kenilworth Ave.
Mapping Police Violence:

Bailey called police to state someone was walking around outside with a gun. Police arrived and saw Bailey walking towards them with an object, later identified as a toy gun. Officers allegedly asked Bailey to drop the toy gun, and Bailey refused. One officer shot Bailey four times, killing him.

Agency: Villa Park Police Department

Motive: person with a gun (gun was a toy)

Confrontation Type: Person with a Weapon

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Haven Bailey

Death Date: May 24, 2021

County: DuPage

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Transgender

Age: 25

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have Actual Weapon

Weapon: toy weapon

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6887

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