Police responded to a call from a woman who’d sighted her former boyfriend and neighbor on the grounds of her rental property, contrary to an order of protection. That boyfriend was Wimbush, a 300-pound former convict, whose physical struggle with the officer included throwing him onto a glass table, which shattered, and stabbing him in the shoulder. The officer fired on Wimbush once, killing him.

ID: 1889

Victms Name: Russell Wimbush
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Staten Island
County: Richmond
State: NY
Zip Code: 10305
Country: United States of America

Agency: City of New York Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Police responded to a call from a woman who’d sighted her former boyfriend and neighbor on the grounds of her rental property, contrary to an order of protection. That boyfriend was Wimbush, a 300-pound former convict, whose physical struggle with the officer included throwing him onto a glass table, which shattered, and stabbing him in the shoulder. The officer fired on Wimbush once, killing him.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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