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Timestamp8/22/14 11:05
Date Searched24-Dec-12
StateWV - West Virginia
CountyCabell
CityHuntington
Victim NameJoshua Emerson
Victim's Age32
Victim's GenderMale
RaceUnknown
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Shots Fired2
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponKnife or cutting instrument
SummaryOfficer went to investigate a collision between a small car and a tractor-trailer, driven by Emerson. Emerson brandished a knife toward the security guard who initially approached him and then toward the officer. Officer responded by shooting Emerson several times
Source Linkhttp://www.wvillustrated.com/story/20421321/wv-police-id-officer-involved-in-fatal-shooting
Name of Officer or OfficersSteve Fitz
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?2
County StateCabell WV - West Virginia
Year2012