Following a dispute at a soup kitchen where he worked, Prather was shot and killed in the street by NYPD while in possession of a toy gun. Witnesses dispute the police account. Arrested 15 times previously, Prather was the son of a narcotics officer. One of four fatal NYPD shootings within six days.

ID: 1250

Victms Name: Ernest Prather
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Brooklyn
County: Kings
State: NY
Zip Code: 11216
Country: United States of America

Agency: City of New York Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Following a dispute at a soup kitchen where he worked, Prather was shot and killed in the street by NYPD while in possession of a toy gun. Witnesses dispute the police account. Arrested 15 times previously, Prather was the son of a narcotics officer. One of four fatal NYPD shootings within six days.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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