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Timestamp8/25/14 22:05
Date Searched3-Jul-14
StateOH - Ohio
CityParma
Victim NameDaniel Ficker
Victim's Age27
Victim's GenderMale
RaceWhite
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Unknown
WeaponUnknown
SummaryIn July 2011, Ficker was shot and killed outside his home in Parma by Cleveland police officer Matthew Craska. Craska and fellow officer David Mindek said they went to Ficker’s Wareham Road home to investigate a burglary at Mindek’s home earlier that day. Craska and Ficker ended up fighting and Craska shot Ficker. Craska said he was convinced that Ficker was trying to kill him during the fight. Ficker’s family said that police were the aggressors.
Source Linkhttp://www.cleveland.com/parma/index.ssf/2013/03/us_justice_department_may_revi.html
Name of Officer or OfficersMatthew Craska
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?1
Date of Incident7/4/11
Results Page Number1
County State OH - Ohio
Year2014