Timestamp8/20/14 16:56
Date Searched9-Sep-11
StateVA - Virginia
Agency NameHenrico Pd
Victim NameGregory McCracken
Victim's Age49
Victim's GenderMale
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
SummaryHenrico Police responded in reference to a suicidal subject. Officers approached the residence and attempted to make contact with the male occupant without success. A short time later while officers were still on the scene, a taxi cab approached with the male subject, later identified as Gregory McCracken, 49, as a passenger. As officers approached the taxi, McCracken produced a small handgun and shot himself in an attempt to commit suicide. McCracken then raised the weapon toward the officers. One officer fired shots into the taxi striking McCracken in the torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Source Linkhttp://www.wect.com/story/15425242/officer-involved-in-west-end-shooting
County StateHenrico VA - Virginia
City StateRichmond VA - Virginia