Local police spotted a stolen vehicle driven by Gerth in downtown Rockford. Ordered to stop and get out, Gerth kept driving, reportedly threatening an officer with the moving car. He was fatally shot four times. He was unarmed.

ID: 1885

Victms Name: James Gerth
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Rockford
County: Winnebago
State: IL
Zip Code: 61101
Country: United States of America

Agency: Rockford Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Local police spotted a stolen vehicle driven by Gerth in downtown Rockford. Ordered to stop and get out, Gerth kept driving, reportedly threatening an officer with the moving car. He was fatally shot four times. He was unarmed.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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