Friends reported that Hickman was angry, defiant, drunk, embarrassed about the outcome of a fight earlier that day, and said I’m going out like a soldier. Police responded to reports of Hickman and another teen threatening construction workers, and shot Hickman dead as he charged down a narrow stairway at them with a knife.

ID: 1339

Victms Name: Brian Hickman Jr.
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/White

City: Clearwater
County: Pinellas
State: FL
Zip Code: 33761
Country: United States of America

Agency: Clearwater Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Friends reported that Hickman was angry, defiant, drunk, embarrassed about the outcome of a fight earlier that day, and said I’m going out like a soldier. Police responded to reports of Hickman and another teen threatening construction workers, and shot Hickman dead as he charged down a narrow stairway at them with a knife.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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