Las Vegas police sergeant and his team were surveilling murder suspect Charles Whaley and were going to serve him with a notice of intent to seek indictment by the Clark County District Attorney’s office. Whaley got into the back of a car and drove away and police pulled him over. He got out of the car and began running. The sergeant chased him to a chain link fence in between two homes, where Whaley was crouching and had his hands around his waistband. Robison believed Whaley was reaching for a firearm and he fired several times. The sergeant again asked to see his hands, and he didn’t move so he fired again. When police went up to Whaley they saw he was unarmed.

ID: 1960

Victms Name: Charles Whaley
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Las Vegas
County: Clark
State: NV
Zip Code: 89101
Country: United States of America

Agency: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Las Vegas police sergeant and his team were surveilling murder suspect Charles Whaley and were going to serve him with a notice of intent to seek indictment by the Clark County District Attorney’s office. Whaley got into the back of a car and drove away and police pulled him over. He got out of the car and began running. The sergeant chased him to a chain link fence in between two homes, where Whaley was crouching and had his hands around his waistband. Robison believed Whaley was reaching for a firearm and he fired several times. The sergeant again asked to see his hands, and he didn’t move so he fired again. When police went up to Whaley they saw he was unarmed.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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