Darion M. Lafayette Killed by Christopher Oberheim

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
2413 N. Neil St.
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers responded to reports of a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, they allegedly encountered Lafayette armed with a gun and exchanged gunfire. Lafayette was shot and killed.

Killer: Christopher Oberheim (deceased)

Agency: Champaign Police Department

Motive: domestic disturbance

Confrontation Type: Domestic Disturbance

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Darion M. Lafayette

Death Date: May 19, 2021

County: Champaign

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 24

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: 6871

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