Macklin, whose extensive criminal record began at 14, was driving a stolen 1999 Lincoln after a Martin Luther King Day parade. Undercover police swarmed the vehicle and one, on the Lincoln’s hood, fatally shot the unarmed Macklin through the windshield. A minor disturbance kicked up immediately after the shooting, with people throwing rocks and bottles, that took 75 officers to quell.

ID: 912

Victms Name: Eddie Lee Macklin
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Miami
County: Miami-Dade
State: FL
Zip Code: 33147
Country: United States of America

Agency: Miami-Dade Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Macklin, whose extensive criminal record began at 14, was driving a stolen 1999 Lincoln after a Martin Luther King Day parade. Undercover police swarmed the vehicle and one, on the Lincoln’s hood, fatally shot the unarmed Macklin through the windshield. A minor disturbance kicked up immediately after the shooting, with people throwing rocks and bottles, that took 75 officers to quell.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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