Tyler Hodge Killed by Wichita Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
500 West Carlyle St.
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Police were dispatched to check on the welfare of two people at a home. While investigating, they found out a woman had been in a physical disturbance with her partner, Hodge. Officers found Hodge in a shed behind the home, and claim he was armed with a rifle. Hodge allegedly ran towards officers and fired the gun. Police called for back-up, and claim Hodge fired at responding officers. Hodge reportedly began to move to the front of the home, and an officer shot and killed Hodge.

Agency: Wichita Police Department

Motive: domestic disturbance

Confrontation Type: Domestic Disturbance (intimate partner violence)

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Tyler Hodge

Death Date: June 19, 2021

County: Sedgwick

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 28

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6950

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