North Las Vegas officer shoots and kills a motorist he thinks is trying to run him over. Ernest Williams Jr., 36, drove away from officers who wanted to ask why he and a passenger were parked in a subdivision near the North Las Vegas Airport. Passenger Shereese Owens was shot in the arm. Five jurors rule it justifiable; two say it is criminal.

ID: 293

Victms Name: Ernest Williams Jr.
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: North Las Vegas
County: Clark
State: NV
Zip Code: 89032
Country: United States of America

Agency: North Las Vegas Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: North Las Vegas officer shoots and kills a motorist he thinks is trying to run him over. Ernest Williams Jr., 36, drove away from officers who wanted to ask why he and a passenger were parked in a subdivision near the North Las Vegas Airport. Passenger Shereese Owens was shot in the arm. Five jurors rule it justifiable; two say it is criminal.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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