Allen’s struggles with mental health had been well documented with the police. This day he’d evidently been evicted, and may have threatened a female employee of an apartment complex. Responding police found him brandishing a knife in the middle of route 301, ignoring police commands and talking about going to heaven. He was pepper-sprayed, shot with pepper balls, then fatally shot in a way that shocked witnesses.

ID: 793

Victms Name: Caesar Nathaniel Allen
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Bowie
County: Prince George’s
State: MD
Zip Code: 20716
Country: United States of America

Agency: Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Allen’s struggles with mental health had been well documented with the police. This day he’d evidently been evicted, and may have threatened a female employee of an apartment complex. Responding police found him brandishing a knife in the middle of route 301, ignoring police commands and talking about going to heaven. He was pepper-sprayed, shot with pepper balls, then fatally shot in a way that shocked witnesses.

Symptoms of mental health: Yes

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