McMeans was a passenger in a car that came to a stop on the roadside where a rookie state trooper already had someone else pulled over. McMeans emerged from the car, yelling at the trooper in a threatening way, acting strangely. Initially cooperative, McMeans disobeyed and acted as if going for a gun. The trooper’s fatal shooting of the unarmed Alabaman, four times in the back, drew press attention; the trooper quit the force.

ID: 1083

Victms Name: Genie McMeans Jr.
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Tallahassee
County: Leon
State: FL
Zip Code: 32309
Country: United States of America

Agency: Florida Highway Patrol

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: McMeans was a passenger in a car that came to a stop on the roadside where a rookie state trooper already had someone else pulled over. McMeans emerged from the car, yelling at the trooper in a threatening way, acting strangely. Initially cooperative, McMeans disobeyed and acted as if going for a gun. The trooper’s fatal shooting of the unarmed Alabaman, four times in the back, drew press attention; the trooper quit the force.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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