Adam Cunningham Killed by Franklin County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
3500 Adams Rd.
Mapping Police Violence:

A Franklin County sheriff's deputy responded to a burglary in progress at a home outside of Ozark. The deputy encountered Cunningham in the driveway allegedly holding a bat. The deputy ordered Cunningham to drop the bat, and Cunningham allegedly refused and began to walk towards the deputy. The deputy then shot Cunningham, killing him.

Agency: Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Motive: Burglary

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Adam Cunningham

Death Date: March 1, 2021

County: Franklin

Geography: Rural

Gender: Male

Age: 46

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: baseball bat

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: other

Washington Post Database ID: 6654

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