Joshua Mitchell Killed by Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
6500 Park Manor Drive
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers were investigating a disturbance when they encountered a man outside of an apartment, a resident of the complex. The man entered his apartment and deputies attempted to get him back out. The man allegedly exited the apartment with a firearm and pointed it at a deputy, who shot the man. The man went back into the apartment and eventually exited again, pointing a firearm. A member of a responding crisis management team then fired at the man. The man went back into the apartment. Eventually, deputies entered the apartment and found the man dead with at least one gunshot wound.

Agency: Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

Motive: domestic disturbance

Confrontation Type: Domestic Disturbance

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Joshua Mitchell

Death Date: April 10, 2021

County: Jefferson

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 30

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Washington Post Database ID: 6770

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