Barefoot and shirtless, Williams tried to kidnap a 16-year-old female. Unsuccessful, he stole a vehicle, drove about six blocks, then abandoned it to escape on foot. Officer Donald Kankel pursued Williams to a wooded area, then tried to handcuff him. Williams punched him. Officer Kankel fell to the ground, then drew his pistol and fatally shot Williams in the chest.

ID: 1784

Victms Name: Shelvin Rowmane Williams
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Houston
County: Harris
State: TX
Zip Code: 77060
Country: United States of America

Agency: Houston Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Barefoot and shirtless, Williams tried to kidnap a 16-year-old female. Unsuccessful, he stole a vehicle, drove about six blocks, then abandoned it to escape on foot. Officer Donald Kankel pursued Williams to a wooded area, then tried to handcuff him. Williams punched him. Officer Kankel fell to the ground, then drew his pistol and fatally shot Williams in the chest.

Symptoms of mental health:

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