Local police were dispatched to Perkins’ residence to help transport him to a mental health facility. He resisted, first with a (reported) knife, and then with a baseball bat. He was fatally shot.

ID: 165

Victms Name: Aaron Perkins
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Fort Myers
County: Lee
State: FL
Zip Code: 33916
Country: United States of America

Agency: Fort Myers Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Local police were dispatched to Perkins’ residence to help transport him to a mental health facility. He resisted, first with a (reported) knife, and then with a baseball bat. He was fatally shot.

Symptoms of mental health: Yes

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