Timestamp8/22/14 1:10
Date Searched24-Jan-13
StateNC - North Carolina
Victim NameNijza Lamar Hagans
Victim's Age22
Victim's GenderMale
RaceBlack or African American
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
Summaryhttp://Police attempted to pull over victim for a traffic stop. Victim kept driving until reaching a dead end and then stopped. During the stop, the officer shot victim, who died at the scene. Officers claim only to have seen a gun on the victim. No mention was made of any threatening moves made by the victim. There is very little in Google-able news for this story. Accounts vary from there being crack-cocaine in the victim's sock to a gun being on the victim to the victim having left their gun in the car. Secondary source, with lots of dead links: http://usgunviolence.wordpress.com/2013/01/24/killed-nijza-lamar-hagans-fayetteville-nc/ Officer's name, from Google cached page: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:I1uVemAwDi4J:fortbragg.patch.com/articles/fayetteville-police-officer-identified-in-last-week-s-traffic-stop-shooting+&cd=22&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us Fayetteville Observer has an article not available online titled "No actions taken against Fayetteville police officer who fatally shot Nijza Lamar Hagans in January" that most likely contains more details.
Source Linkhttp://www.wral.com/fayetteville-police-investigating-officer-involved-shooting/12019028/
Name of Officer or OfficersAaron Hunt
Was the Shooting Justified?1
County StateCumberland NC - North Carolina