When Erdman called his mother from a convenience store for a ride, she had to remind him that she couldn’t drive her car because he’d kicked out her windshield. By the time she could dispatch another family member to retrieve him, he was in the midst of a crowd in a nearby alley, shot to death by police after assaulting a 33-year-old female officer there.

ID: 1918

Victms Name: Brandon Erdman
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/White

City: New Albany
County: Floyd
State: IN
Zip Code: 47150
Country: United States of America

Agency: New Albany Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: When Erdman called his mother from a convenience store for a ride, she had to remind him that she couldn’t drive her car because he’d kicked out her windshield. By the time she could dispatch another family member to retrieve him, he was in the midst of a crowd in a nearby alley, shot to death by police after assaulting a 33-year-old female officer there.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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