Police were tracking a man who had been reported acting erratically and had been in an altercation with an investigating officer, injuring him slightly. A police dog helped officers locate the man in a shed in the backyard of a home. Officers opened the door of the shed, and McIlrath came out with a knife in his hand. Officers ordered McIlrath to the ground, but he continued to move toward them and one officer shot him in the head, killing him.

ID: 11660

Victms Name: Jamie Reginald McIlrath
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Colorado Springs
County: El Paso
State: CO
Zip Code: 80916
Country: United States of America

Agency: Colorado Springs Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Police were tracking a man who had been reported acting erratically and had been in an altercation with an investigating officer, injuring him slightly. A police dog helped officers locate the man in a shed in the backyard of a home. Officers opened the door of the shed, and McIlrath came out with a knife in his hand. Officers ordered McIlrath to the ground, but he continued to move toward them and one officer shot him in the head, killing him.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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