A paranoid schizophrenic notorious to police, Houseman had gone off his medication for about a month. An attempt to commit him failed because he hadn’t harmed anyone. In a struggle with a female officer, he seized her metal baton and beat her with it, and she shot him fatally four times.

ID: 1527

Victms Name: Alan Mark Houseman
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/White

City: Tampa
County: Hillsborough
State: FL
Zip Code: 33606
Country: United States of America

Agency: Tampa Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: A paranoid schizophrenic notorious to police, Houseman had gone off his medication for about a month. An attempt to commit him failed because he hadn’t harmed anyone. In a struggle with a female officer, he seized her metal baton and beat her with it, and she shot him fatally four times.

Symptoms of mental health: Yes

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