Joseph D. McGrath Killed by Carterville Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
200 Dobson St.
Mapping Police Violence:

Police responded to a call about a man with a gun outside of a home. Police encountered McGrath outside of his home, allegedly with a shotgun. Police claim McGrath raised the gun, and police shot and killed him.

Agency: Carterville Police Department

Motive: person with a gun

Confrontation Type: Person with a Weapon

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Joseph D. McGrath

Death Date: July 6, 2021

County: Williamson

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 52

Race: White

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: 7018

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