In 2017, so far, a total of 320 men have been killed by the police. The Washington Post is investigating this alarming matter by creating a database to record every shooting by police officers who are officially on duty, starting from January 2015.
Here are 20 of the men who died in the hands of the policemen.
- Fred Cardenas. He is a 53-year-old man who was shot in a parking lot in Texas on April 25, 2017.
- Robert Becker. On April 24, 2017, this 79-year-old man was shot in a house in Pennsylvania.
- Chance Rickie Thompson. This 25-year-old was shot on April 21, 2017 in Oregon.
- Frederick Hall. He is a 56-year-old man who was shot on April 15, 2017 in a house in Ohio.
- Benjamin Ailstock. This 38-year-old man was shot on April 6, 2017 in Ohio.
- Mario Simoes. He is a 45-year-old Hispanic man who was shot while escaping the police in a vehicle on March 19, 2017 in Florida.
- Daniel Donarski. This 58-year-old man was shot on March 16, 2017 in a house in Florida.
- Iaroslav Mosiiuk. He is a 25-year-old man who was shot on March 8, 2017 in North Carolina.
- Joseph Scott Inabinet. On March 4, 2017, this 50-year-old man was shot in South Carolina.
- Joey J. Bridges. He was 27 years old when he was shot on Feb. 27, 2017 in North Carolina while fleeing the police.
- Barry Michael Zumwalt. He is a 36-year-old man who was shot on Feb. 26, 2017 in Utah.
- Joey Isgrigg. This 30-year-old man was shot on Feb. 24, 2017 in Kentucky.
- Thomas Scott Henry. He is a 56-year-old man shot on Feb. 4, 2017 in a house in Florida.
- Refugio Alvarez. This 45-year-old Hispanic man was shot on Jan. 30, 2017 in a house in California.
- Kerry Lee Coomer. He is a 59-year-old white man who was shot on Jan. 26, 2017 in a house in Maryland.
- Donovan Paul Scheurich. He was 50 years old when he was shot on Jan. 25, 2017 in Wisconsin.
- Gino Martin Palazzolo. This 39-year-old man was shot on Jan. 20, 2017 in Florida.
- William D. Fisher. He is a 49-year-old man who was shot on Jan. 19, 2017 in Virginia.
- Christopher Dalton Sexton. He is a 29-year-old man who was shot on Jan. 17, 2017 in Tennessee.
- Kevin Ernest Tree. This 54-year-old man was shot on Jan. 12, 2017 in a hotel in Florida.
These 20 men were all diagnosed with mental illness and were shot and murdered by the police. Read the original story at The Washington Post.
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