Tompkins was shot once in the neck, fatally, after a high-speed chase with deputies. Tompkins was unarmed and had committed no crime other than fleeing, and choosing to borrow another person’s license plate; unfortunately that other person was a wanted felon. The deputy’s .40-caliber Glock 22 went off accidentally.

ID: 1848

Victms Name: Nathan Tompkins
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Vero Beach
County: Indian River
State: FL
Zip Code: 32962
Country: United States of America

Agency: St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Tompkins was shot once in the neck, fatally, after a high-speed chase with deputies. Tompkins was unarmed and had committed no crime other than fleeing, and choosing to borrow another person’s license plate; unfortunately that other person was a wanted felon. The deputy’s .40-caliber Glock 22 went off accidentally.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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