US Police Shootings Database

The data behind this Silk comes from a crowdsourced collection of incidents of police shootings posted on Twitter by Sean McElwee. The accuracy of the data is not guaranteed as the collection and verification process remains unfinished. 

Table of All Shootings Incidents 

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Document
City State
Victim Name
Hit or Killed?
Weapon
Agency Name
1Phoenix AZ - ArizonaDavid ValenzuelaKilledHandgunPhoenix Police
2Cibolo TX - TexasKennen MarksburyKilledHandgunCibolo Police Department
3Mountain Lakes NJ - New JerseyLeonardo PareraKilledHandgunMountain Lakes Pd
4Houston TX - TexasTravis O'Neill AllenKilledUnarmedBellaire Police Department
5West Alexandria OH - OhioClayton HelriggleKilledCupPreble County Emergency Services Unit
6Nobel OK - OklahomaAustin HaleyKilledHandgunNoble Police Department
7Portland OR - OregonAaron M. CampbellKilledUnarmedPortland Police Bureau
8Venice FL - FloridaTyler SpannKilledUnarmedSarasota Sheriff'S Office
9Las Vegas NV - NevadaErik ScottKilledHandgunLas Vegas Police Dept
10Ashby MA - MassachusettsRoger Reyes PadillaKilledUnknownMassachusetts State Police
11Cincinnati OH - OhioDavid "Bones" HebertKilleda knife was found 25' from victims bodyCincinnati Police
12San Francisco CA - CaliforniaKenneth Wade HardingKilledHandgunSan Francisco Police Department
13Los Angeles CA - CaliforniaKilledFirearm; not statedLos Angeles Police Department
14Atlanta GA - GeorgiaJoetavius StaffordKilledHandgunMarta Police
15Philadelphia PA - PennsylvaniaAdolphus PinkneyKilledHandgunPhiladelphia Police
16Aquasco MD - MarylandPhilip Charles BollingKilledHandgunPg County Police
17Chicago IL - IllinoisDevon RossKilledFirearm; not statedChicago Police
18Scottsdale AZ - ArizonaJohn LoxasKilledUnarmedScottsdale Pd
19Fayetteville NC - North CarolinaMark SalazarKilledHandgunFayetteville Police Department
20Fullerton CA - CaliforniaKilledHandgunFullerton Police Department
21Lompoc CA - CaliforniaLawrence Alan Kitchen KilledShotgunSanta Barbara County Sheriff'S Office
22Oakland CA - CaliforniaHitFirearm; not statedOakland Police Department
23San Diego CA - CaliforniaVictor OrtegaKilledHandgunSan Diego Police
24Phoenix AZ - ArizonaHector LaraKilledFirearm; not statedSurprise Police Department Swat
25Cincinnati OH - OhioKevin WillinghamKilledFirearm; not statedCincinnati Police
26Chicago IL - IllinoisHitKnife or cutting instrumentChicago Police
27Madison WI - WisconsinPaul HeenanKilledUnarmedMadison Police
28Madison WI - WisconsinPaul HeenanKilledUnarmedMadison Police Department
29St. Paul MN - MinnesotaMelvin D. Fletcher, Jr.KilledFirearm; not statedSt. Paul Police
30Pueblo CO - ColoradoChristopher TavaresKilledFirearm; not statedPueblo Police Department
31Baltimore MD - MarylandUnknownDriving a CarBaltimore Police Department
32Fresno CA - California Randall Lee DavisKilledKnife or cutting instrumentFresno County Sheriff'S Office
33Homewood IL - IllinoisBrandon CulpepperKilledUnarmedHomewood Police
34Spokane WA - WashingtonJacob DorfmanKilledHandgunSpokane Police Department
35Dallas TX - TexasTyrique Rashad JohnsonKilledFirearm; not statedDallas Police Department
36Ventura CA - CaliforniaClifford ParkKilledVehicleCity Of Ventura Police Department
37Vincennes IN - IndianaRoss A. DarkisHitHandgunKnox County Deputy
38San Diego CA - CaliforniaMaria ZarcoKilledKnife or cutting instrumentSan Diego Police Department
39Caney Ridge Community VA - VirginiaDean CartyKilledKnife or cutting instrumentDickenson County Sheriff'
40Jacksonville FL - FloridaKilledOther GunJacksonville Police
41Spokane WA - WashingtonJustin CairnsKilledHandgunSpokane Police Department
42Hempstead NY - New YorkAndrea RebelloKilledHandgunNassau County Police Department
43Hempstead NY - New YorkDalton SmithKilledHandgunNassau County Police Department
44Oil City PA - PennsylvaniaMarilyn PetersonKilledKnife or cutting instrumentOil City Police Department
45Austin TX - TexasLarry Eugene Jackson JrKilledUnarmedAustin Pd
46Durham NC - North CarolinaJose Adan Cruz OcampoKilledKnife or cutting instrumentDurham Pd
47Conroe TX - TexasRussel RiosKilledUnarmedConroe Police Department
48Warr Acres OK - OklahomaJon M. SidesKilledUnknownWarr Acres Pd
49Evans GA - GeorgiaTerry AveryHitHandgun
50Schenectady NY - New YorkUnknownKnife or cutting instrumentSchenectady Pd
51Weare NH - New HampshireAlex Jose Cora deJesusKilledVehicleWeare Pd
52Coeur D'Alene ID - IdahoEric B. JohnstonKilledKnife or cutting instrumentCoeur D'Alene Police Department
53Sprinfield MA - MassachusettsHeriberto Eddie HernandezHitKnife or cutting instrumentSpringfield Police Department
54Springfield VA - VirginiaJohn GeerKilledUnarmedFairfax County Police
55The Dalles OR - OregonJohn Van Allen IIIKilledHandgunOregon State Patrol
56Winter Garden FL - FloridaLarry NortonsenKilledUnarmedWinter Garden Police Officer
57Sharon Hill PA - PennsylvaniaHitHandgunSharon Hill Police Department
58Davenport IA - IowaRyan Adam FranklinHitOther GunDavenport Police Department
59Arkadelphia AR - ArkansasHitRifleArkadelphia Police Department
60Santa Rosa CA - CaliforniaAndy LopezKilledtoy gunSanta Rosa Police Dept.
61Ames IA - IowaTyler ComstockKilledUnarmedAmes Pd
62Prescott AZ - ArizonaLarry ClayKilledKnife or cutting instrumentPrescott Police Department
63San Antonio TX - TexasRobert Cameron RedusKilledUnarmedUniversity Of Incarnate Word
64Thornton CO - ColoradoWesley MaldonadoKilledFirearm; not statedThornton Police Department
65New Orleans LA - LouisianaKeith AtkinsonKilledHandgunNew Orleans Police Department
66Noth Las Vegas NV - NevadaHomeless ManKilledUnknownNoth Las Vegas Police
67Albuquerque NM - New MexicoJames BoydKilledKnife or cutting instrumentAlbuquerque Police Dept.
68Glenwood Springs CO - ColoradoThomas Albert OrnelasKilledHandgunColorado State Patrol
69Seattle WA - WashingtonunknownKilledKnife or cutting instrumentWashington State Patrol
70Atlanta GA - GeorgiaLewis L. WilliamsKilledKnife or cutting instrumentAtlanta Police Department
71Hawthorne CA - CaliforniaHitHandgunHawthorne Police
72Chicago IL - IllinoisSteven IsbyKilledBlunt object (clubs, hammers, etc.)Chicago Police Department
73Pasco WA - WashingtonBrad David JensenKilledKnife or cutting instrumentPasco Police Department
74Philadelpha PA - PennsylvaniaHitFirearm; not statedPhiladelpha Police
75Washington Dc DC - District of ColumbiaAntwone Prince,HitFirearm; not statedWashington Dc Police
76Seattle WA - WashingtonLarry Andrew FlynnKilleda broken wine bottle.Seattle Police Department
77Fort Madison IA - IowaRyan SwearingenKilledKnife or cutting instrumentFort Madison Police Dept
78Ventura CA - CaliforniawithheldHit carVentura Police Department
79New Orleans LA - LouisianaArmand BennettHitUnknownNopd
80St Louis MO - MissouriKajieme Powell KilledKnife or cutting instrumentSt Louis Metropolitan Police
81Orlando FL - FloridaMaria GodinezKilledUnarmedOrlando Police Department
82Orlando FL - FloridaMaria GodinezKilledUnarmedOrlando Police Department
83Carlsbad NM - New MexicoTroy KirkpatrickKilledUnarmedCarlsbad Police Dept
84Vidalia GA - GeorgiaTrey Mario HunterKilledFirearm; not statedVidalia Pd
85Chicago IL - IllinoisHitHandgunChicago Pd
86 VA - VirginiaKilledHandgunBedford County Sheriff
87Baltimore MD - MarylandTevon SmithKilledHandgunBaltimore County Police
88Minneapolis MN - MinnesotaTerrence FranklinKilledMP5 Machine GunMinneapolis Police Department
89Baltimore MD - MarylandKilledKnife or cutting instrumentBaltimore Police
90Tallahassee FL - FloridaTommy JacksonKilledHandgunTallahassee Police Department
91Vista CA - CaliforniaAnthony GarciaHitUnarmedSan Diego Sheriff'S Office
92Oxnard CA - CaliforniaJose Zepeda, JrKilledFirearm; not statedOxnard Pd
93Tallahassee FL - FloridaDuane Strong, JrKilledVehicleTallahassee Police Department
94New York NY - New YorkHitUnknownDea, Nypd, Ny State Police
95Oxnard CA - CaliforniaJustin VillaHitFirearm; not statedOxnard Pd
96Batavia IL - IllinoisHitUnarmedDupage County Sheriff'S Office
97Merced CA - CaliforniaKong XiongHitHandgunMerced Police
98Dayton OH - OhioAntwan T. Zachary, JrHitHandgunDayton Police Department
99Las Vegas NV - NevadaKilledUnknownLas Vegas Metro Police
100Tallahassee FL - FloridaJacoby HartHitHandgunTallahassee Police Department
101Oxnard CA - CaliforniaAlfonso LimonKilledUnarmedOxnard Pd
102Austin TX - TexasAhmede Jabbar BradleyKilledUnarmedAustin Police Department
103 TN - TennesseeDavid FishKilledUnarmedCumberland County Sheriff'S Office
104Tallahassee FL - FloridaBroderick DavisHitHandgunTallahassee Police Department
105Fort Worth TX - TexasHitHandgunFort Worth Police
106Chula Vista CA - CaliforniaunknownHitHandgunChula Vista Pd
107Cheyenne WY - WyomingMatthew Jacoby CarbajalHitShotgunCheyenne Police Department
108North Port FL - FloridaJames "J.D" David DuttmanKilledUnknownSarasota County Sheriff'S Office
109Thomasville NC - North CarolinaScott William MuntzHitHandgunThomasville Pd
110Hollywood CA - CaliforniaCarlos CarrilloKilledKnife or cutting instrumentLos Angeles Police Department
111Kansas City KS - KansasunknownHitHandgunKansas City Pd
112Philadelphia PA - PennsylvaniaHitCar? Philadelphia Police
113Dallas TX - TexasRobert WilliamsKilledShotgunDallas Police
114Kalamazoo MI - MichiganBrad MasonKilledToy/fake/non-lethal gunKalamazoo Pd
115Licking MO - MissouriDaryl EyeKilledHandgunMissouri Highway Patrol
116Danvers MA - MassachusettsScott KehoeKilledKnife or cutting instrumentDanvers Police Department
117San Antonio TX - TexasJose Alberto GuerraKilledUnarmedBexar Conty Sheriff'S Office
118San Antonio TX - TexasChristopher MendezHitHandgunBexar County Sheriff'S Office
119Memphis TN - TennesseeJustin ThompsonKilledFirearm; not statedMemphis Pd
120Windham NH - New HampshireGrant HebertHitUnarmedWindham Police Department
121Unkown FL - FloridaDanielle MaudsleyHitUnarmedFlorida Highway Patrol
122N. Las Vegas NV - NevadaFernando Giovanni SaucedaKilledHandgunNorth Las Vegas Pd
123San Diego CA - CaliforniaValeria Tachiqui AlvaradoKilledvehicleUs Border Patrol
124Las Vegas NV - NevadaCody David WintersKilledHandgun
125Tomah WI - WisconsinSeth M. McCloskeyKilledFirearm; not statedTomah Police Department
126Kansas City MO - MissouriAnthony Bruno KilledPersonal weapon (hands, fists, feet, etc.)Kansas City Police Department
127Clinton TN - TennesseeRandall Kyle WilcoxKilledUnarmedClinton Pd
128Chicago IL - IllinoisTory DavisKilledCarChicago Police
129San Diego CA - CaliforniaEsteban NandinHitRifleSan Diego Pd
130Addison IL - IllinoisGeorge ScovilleHitHandgunAddison Pd
131El Cajon CA - CaliforniaAnthony OsorioKilledUnarmedCalifornia Highway Patrol
132Riverside CA - CaliforniaunknownKilledToy/fake/non-lethal gunRiverside Pd
133Portland OR - OregonBrad Lee MorganKilledHandgunPortland Police
134Hendersonville NC - North CarolinaAdrian Eugene KingKilledKnife or cutting instrumentHendersonville Police Dept.
135Las Cruces NM - New MexicoJose Ramon EstradaKilledToy/fake/non-lethal gunLas Cruces Police Department
136Rumford ME - MaineJessica Byrn-FranciscoHitKnife or cutting instrumentRumford Police Department
137Helena MT - MontanaBrian John TempleHitUnarmedHelena Police Department
138Chicago IL - IllinoisDarius Cole-GarritKilledOther GunChicago Police Department
139Atlanta GA - GeorgiaUnknownHitHandgunAtlanta Police Department
140Bedford Township MI - MichiganMatthew Wayne DanielsKilledUnarmedBattle Creek Police Department
141Franklin TN - TennesseeKelly HalcombHitFirearm; not statedKentucky State Police
142Fayetteville NC - North CarolinaValerie MichaelisKilledSubmachine Guns
143Sherwood AR - ArkansasCleodus CastleberryKilledUnknownArkansas State Police
144Santa Rosa CA - CaliforniaAndy LopezKilledAirsoft replica of AK 47Sonoma County Sheriffs Deputy
145Los Angeles CA - CaliforniaKilledHandgunLapd
146Atlanta GA - GeorgiaKathryn JohnstonKilledFirearm; not statedAtlanta Police Department
147Cedar Rapids IA - IowaDesirae DanielKilledHandgunCedar Rapids Police
148Norman OK - OklahomaRichard Darwin EatonKilledKnife or cutting instrumentNorman Pd
149Jacksonville FL - FloridaKilledHandgunJacksonville Pd (Swat Team)
150New York City NY - New YorkOmar J. EdwardsKilledHandgunNew York Police Department
151Framingham MA - MassachusettsMr StampsKilledRifleFramingham Police Swat Team
152Orlando FL - FloridaMaria Fernanda GodinezKilledUnarmedOrlando Police Department
153Eutawville SC - South CarolinaBernard BaileyKilledUnarmedEutawville Police Department
154Salinas CA - CaliforniaCharlene HaleHitKnife or cutting instrumentSalinas Police Department
155St Petersburg FL - FloridaRonald SextonKilledHandgun St Petersburg Police
156Tularosa NM - New MexicoJesse VigilKilledUnknownOtero County Sheriff & Tularosa Pd
157Greenville SC - South CarolinaWesley Kyle SwillingKilledToy/fake/non-lethal gunGreenville County Sheriff'S Office & Greenville Police Dept.
158Miramar FL - FloridaJean N PrintempsKilledHandgunMiramar Pd
159Framingham MA - MassachusettsEurie Stamps Sr.KilledUnknownFramingham Swat Team
160Sleepy Hollow IL - IllinoisKilledKnife or cutting instrumentSleepy Hollow Pd
161Mcpherson KS - KansasTimothy R. LloydKilledUnarmedMcpherson Pd
162San Angelo TX - TexasMartin PenaKilledHandgunSan Angelo Police Department
163Crofton MD - MarylandThomas Edward RyanHitCarArundel County Pd
164Philadelphia PA - PennsylvaniaKyree JohnsonKilledHandgunPhiladelphia Police Department
165Pinole CA - CaliforniaPierre DanielKilledHandgunPinole Police Department
166Wenatchee WA - WashingtonRobert Jeffrey HarrisKilledUnarmedWenatchee Police Department
167Columbus GA - GeorgiaZikarious FlintKilledUnarmedColumbus State University Campus Police
168Springfield MA - MassachusettsTamik KirklandHitUnknownMassachusetts State Police And Springfield Police
169Euharlee GA - GeorgiaChristopher RoupeKilledUnarmedBartow County Police Department
170Greencastle IN - IndianaCharles Aaron BrousardKilledUnarmedGreencastle City Police Department
171Charlottesville VA - VirginiaJosue Salinas ValdezHitPersonal weapon (hands, fists, feet, etc.)Albermarle County Police Department
172St. Thomas PA - PennsylvaniaPhilip E. RankKilledRifle Pennsylvania State Police
173New Orleans LA - LouisianaDarius WilliamsHitHandgunNew Orleans Police Department
174New London CT - ConnecticutCurtis CunninghamHitUnarmedNew London Police Department
175Waycross GA - GeorgiaJack Lamar RobersonKilledGrilling utensilsWaycross Police
176New Orleans LA - LouisianaBrandon CollinsHitUnknownNew Orleans Police Department
177Anniston AL - AlabamaFrank Charles JohnstonKilledAirsoft Pellet GunAnniston Police Department
178Greenland NH - New HampshireCullen MutrieKilledAssault RifleGreenland Police Department
179San Antonio TX - TexasMathew JacksonKilledUnarmedBexar County Sheriff
180Dorchester MA - MassachusettsTyrone CummingsKilledUnknownBoston Police
181Baltimore MD - MarylandDonte BennettKilledCellphone thought to be gun
182Tomah WI - WisconsinSeth M. McCloskeyKilledFirearm; not statedTomah Police Department
183New Orleans LA - LouisianaArmand BennetHitUnarmedNew Orleans Police Department
184Deatsville AL - AlabamaJeremy A. AcreKilledHandgunElmore County Sheriff'S Office
185Baltimore MD - MarylandDonte BennettKilledCellphone thought to be gunBaltimore Police Department
186Silver Spring MD - MarylandCarlos Enrico McDonaldHitKnife or cutting instrumentMontgomery County Police Department
187Jonesobor AR - ArkansasChavis CarterKilledUnarmedJonesboro Police Department
188Ridgefield CT - ConnecticutJohn ValluzzoKilledHandgunRidgefield Police Department
189New Orleans LA - LouisianaWendell AllenKilledUnknownNopd
190West Valley UT - UtahSean KrummiKilledAirsoft Pellet GunWest Valley Police Department
191Sterling VA - VirginiaMhai ScottKilledKnife or cutting instrumentLoudoun County Sheriffs Dept.
192Columbus OH - OhioFrancis OwensKilledUnknownColumbus Police Department
193New Orleans LA - LouisianaJustin SippKilledUnknownNopd
194Philadelphia PA - PennsylvaniaStephen MooreHitUnarmedPhiladelphia Police Department - 18Th District
195Laurelhurst OR - OregonUnknownHitToy/fake/non-lethal gunPortland Police Bureau
196Las Vegas NV - NevadaMarc HullKilledHandgunLas Vegas Metropolitan Pd
197Miami Beach FL - FloridaCarlson Saint LouisHitUnarmedMiami Beach Police Department
198Springfield VA - VirginiaJoseph Anthony CroftKilledOther GunFairfax County Police
199Miami Beach FL - FloridaCrystal RiveraHitUnarmedMiami Beach Police Department
200Miami Beach FL - FloridaCedrick PerkinsHitUnarmedMiami Beach Police Department


 Percentage of Police Shooting Victims That Were Armed, Unarmed, or Unknown



Police Shootings Broken Down by State



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