Two officers responded to a report of a man breaking into a car on Lee Avenue. When they attempted to question the suspect, Craig Bickerstaff, 27, he ran. The officers caught him and struggled with the 318-pound Bickerstaff, and hit him on the head with a baton. When Bickerstaff –åۉÛÏ the son of a former Cleveland police officer –åۉÛÏ pulled out a gun, the officers shot and killed him.

ID: 918

Victms Name: Craig Bickerstaff
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Cleveland
County: Cuyahoga
State: OH
Zip Code: 44106
Country: United States of America

Agency: Cleveland Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Two officers responded to a report of a man breaking into a car on Lee Avenue. When they attempted to question the suspect, Craig Bickerstaff, 27, he ran. The officers caught him and struggled with the 318-pound Bickerstaff, and hit him on the head with a baton. When Bickerstaff –åۉÛÏ the son of a former Cleveland police officer –åۉÛÏ pulled out a gun, the officers shot and killed him.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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