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Timestamp8/25/14 11:40
Date Searched19-Dec-11
StateGA - Georgia
CountyGwinnett
CityBuford
Victim NameDawntrae Williams
Victim's Age15
Victim's GenderMale
RaceBlack or African American
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Shots Fired12
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponKnife or cutting instrument
SummaryPolice responded to a 911 call for a child with a machete. Police allege 5' 110 lb Williams would not drop the machete so they fired 12 shots at him and he died.
Source Linkhttp://m.gwinnettdailypost.com/news/2013/feb/22/da-police-shooting-of-15-year-old-justified/
Name of Officer or OfficersB.J. Irvine , D.A. Genaro
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?2
County StateGwinnett GA - Georgia
Year2011