A number of local police converged on Barnes by the side of the interstate south of downtown Raleigh at 3 a.m.; he was obviously upset, under some kind of pressure, and bleeding from self-inflicted wounds. At some point he turned his box-cutter knife toward deputies in a threatening way, and they shot him to death.

ID: 1272

Victms Name: Eric Jerome Barnes
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Garner
County: Wake
State: NC
Zip Code: 27529
Country: United States of America

Agency: Garner Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: A number of local police converged on Barnes by the side of the interstate south of downtown Raleigh at 3 a.m.; he was obviously upset, under some kind of pressure, and bleeding from self-inflicted wounds. At some point he turned his box-cutter knife toward deputies in a threatening way, and they shot him to death.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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