William Wade Burgess III Killed by St. Louis County Sheriff's Department

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
1589 Sierra Vista Pkwy
Mapping Police Violence:

An off-duty sheriff's deputy was heading to work around 6:30 a.m. when he saw a black truck hit a 67-year-old man who was walking with his 10-year-old grandson. The driver then jumped out of the truck after crashing into the front yard of a nearby home, and the 51-year-old deputy, who was in uniform, chased after the man and shot and killed him.

Agency: St. Louis County Sheriff's Department

Motive: Assault with deadly weapon, robbery

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: William Wade Burgess III

Death Date: July 6, 2020

County: St. Louis

Off Duty: Off-duty

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 27

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have Actual Weapon

Weapon: no object

Threat Level: other

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