Police found Somali immigrant Jeilani walking down the middle of the street, tire iron in one hand, machete in the other. Tasered once, he gained his feet again and said That ain’t enough. Taking his stand in a strip mall parking lot, tased a total of five times, he continued to aggressively wave both weapons and taunt surrounding officers. Threatened, they shot him to death, then left his body exposed in the street for several hours.

ID: 991

Victms Name: Abu Kassim Jeilani
Age:
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin
State: MN
Zip Code: 55404
Country: United States of America

Agency: Minneapolis Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Police found Somali immigrant Jeilani walking down the middle of the street, tire iron in one hand, machete in the other. Tasered once, he gained his feet again and said That ain’t enough. Taking his stand in a strip mall parking lot, tased a total of five times, he continued to aggressively wave both weapons and taunt surrounding officers. Threatened, they shot him to death, then left his body exposed in the street for several hours.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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