Violett’s wife called police to say he was drunk and needed to be detoxed. When police arrived, he took his infant daughter hostage. He was walking toward a police car with the gun at his daughter’s head when an officer shot him in the face.

ID: 877

Victms Name: Jeffery Allen Violett
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/White

City: Reno
County: Washoe
State: NV
Zip Code: 89502
Country: United States of America

Agency: Reno Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Violett’s wife called police to say he was drunk and needed to be detoxed. When police arrived, he took his infant daughter hostage. He was walking toward a police car with the gun at his daughter’s head when an officer shot him in the face.

Symptoms of mental health: Drug or alcohol use

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