Raymond Edwards Killed by Tucson Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
400 S. Sarnoff Dr.
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers were at Jesse Owens Park when a woman approached them and said she was a victim of domestic assault. Officers located the suspect, Raymond Edwards, on another side of the park. Police claim he was holding a "sharp-edged weapon." Officers told Edwards to drop the weapon, and police state he didn't. Police then allege Edwards began to advance towards them, and two officers shot and killed Edwards.

Agency: Tucson Police Department

Motive: assault, domestic disturbance

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: No

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Raymond Edwards

Death Date: June 4, 2021

County: Pima

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 45

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: sharp objects

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6910

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