Patrolmen Daniel Jopek and Martin Rudin stopped a car driven by Stephon Keith Moore, 39, who was drunk, on Lake Shore Boulevard. The officers accused Moore of driving his car at them and putting their lives at risk, so they shot and killed him with a gunshot to the back. The shooting was ruled justified. Moore’åۉã¢s family, however, said the victim was backing up his car and posed no threat to the officers. They filed a wrongful death lawsuit, and the city agreed to pay $250,000 in damages and attorney’s fees.

ID: 1126

Victms Name: Stephon Keith Moore
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Cleveland
County: Cuyahoga
State: OH
Zip Code: 44110
Country: United States of America

Agency: Cleveland Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Patrolmen Daniel Jopek and Martin Rudin stopped a car driven by Stephon Keith Moore, 39, who was drunk, on Lake Shore Boulevard. The officers accused Moore of driving his car at them and putting their lives at risk, so they shot and killed him with a gunshot to the back. The shooting was ruled justified. Moore’åۉã¢s family, however, said the victim was backing up his car and posed no threat to the officers. They filed a wrongful death lawsuit, and the city agreed to pay $250,000 in damages and attorney’s fees.

Symptoms of mental health: Drug or alcohol use

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