Hamm entered a bar and told patrons to leave, brandishing a .45-caliber pistol. They did. A SWAT team responded, negotiating with him for an hour. Officers heard a shot inside the bar, then threw a canister of tear gas into the bar. Hamm left the bar, shooting three officers before officers fatally shot him. Civilians held a blood drive for the officers. Though Hamm was a registered sex offender, the reason for his outburst is unclear.

ID: 737

Victms Name: Michael Hamm
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Texas City
County: Galveston
State: TX
Zip Code: 77590
Country: United States of America

Agency: Texas City Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Hamm entered a bar and told patrons to leave, brandishing a .45-caliber pistol. They did. A SWAT team responded, negotiating with him for an hour. Officers heard a shot inside the bar, then threw a canister of tear gas into the bar. Hamm left the bar, shooting three officers before officers fatally shot him. Civilians held a blood drive for the officers. Though Hamm was a registered sex offender, the reason for his outburst is unclear.

Symptoms of mental health:

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