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Timestamp8/22/14 10:03
Date Searched1-Mar-13
StateTX - Texas
CountyTravis
CityAustin
Victim NameJohn Shaefer
Victim's Age70
Victim's GenderMale
RaceWhite
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponHandgun
SummaryVictim called police to report that he had shot a pit bull that was not his in his back yard. Police arrived and were interviewing victim when they noticed a gun tucked into his waistband. When asked to hand it over he refused. Officer tried to take gun, victim pulled it and pointed it at police who shot and killed him.
Source Linkhttp://www.statesman.com/news/news/police-respond-to-officer-involved-shooting-in-nor/nWdY9/
Name of Officer or OfficersOfficer Jonathan Whitted
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?2
County StateTravis TX - Texas
Year2013