Timestamp8/20/14 15:27
Date Searched2-Jun-12
StateLA - Louisiana
CityNew Orleans
Agency NameNew Orleans Police Department
Victim NameBrandon Collins
Victim's Age23
Victim's GenderMale
RaceBlack or African American
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Shots Fired1
Hit or Killed?Hit
Armed or Unarmed?Unknown
SummaryOfficer Kevin Wheeler responded to a call of a violent armed robbery at a carwash just after the suspects were leaving, and he followed one in his patrol car to a neighborhood where the suspect, Brandon Collins, crashed. Collins ran into a dark alley; Wheeler chased him, and ultimately shot Collins in the pelvis area. Wheeler was ultimately dismissed for an unrelated use-of-force case involving a Taser. See source link for previous information on shootings involving Wheeler.
Source Linkhttp://uptownmessenger.com/2012/12/second-district-officer-fired-for-untruthfulness-allegation-has-lengthy-record-of-commendations-and-shootings/
Name of Officer or OfficersKevin Wheeler
County StateOrleans LA - Louisiana
City StateNew Orleans LA - Louisiana