Timestamp8/23/14 18:41
Date Searched18-Feb-13
StateVA - Virginia
CountyFairfax County (Near)
CityAlexandria City
Victim NameTaft Sellers
Victim's Age30
Victim's GenderMale
RaceBlack or African American
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Shots Fired37
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
SummaryOfficers responded to a domestic disturbance call. Suspect said to have a gun. Responding officers encountered suspect at the stairwell of the apartment. Witnesses and video confirm a conversation between suspect and officers (duration not stated). Officer Dunn retreated to his vehicle for a shotgun, and loaded a shell to the chamber. Suspect drew a handgun and aimed it at the officer. Officer Dunn fired with shotgun, hitting suspect. Officer Panesar fired with M4 rifle, hitting suspect four times in 3 seconds. Various other nearby officers fired with handguns, none of which reached their target.
Source Linkhttps://www.alexandriava.gov/uploadedFiles/commattorney/info/sellers.pdf
Name of Officer or OfficersDunn & Panesar
Was the Shooting Justified?4
County StateFairfax County (Near) VA - Virginia