Hoskins’ mother called police because her son was drinking and had become violent. Hoskins greeted officers holding a knife above his head like a dagger. Refusing multiple orders to drop the weapon, he was fatally shot.

ID: 2285

Victms Name: Steven Byron Hoskins
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Bradenton
County: Manatee
State: FL
Zip Code: 34210
Country: United States of America

Agency: Manatee County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Hoskins’ mother called police because her son was drinking and had become violent. Hoskins greeted officers holding a knife above his head like a dagger. Refusing multiple orders to drop the weapon, he was fatally shot.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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