Gregory Taylor Killed by Seattle Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
24th Avenue and South Massachusetts Street
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers responded to reports of a shooting around 9:15 p.m. When officers arrived, they heard multiple shots being fired. A person came around the corner of the parking lot of the Northwest African American Museum, raised his firearm and started shooting at the officers, who shot and killed him.

Agency: Seattle Police Department

Motive: Shooting

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Gregory Taylor

Death Date: February 9, 2021

County: King

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 45

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Washington Post Database ID: 6596

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