Acting on a warrant for his arrest on federal drug charges and information that he would be going to this address to collect money, three LPD officers and one FBI officer waited to arrest him. Sealey reportedly approach the home with a firearm in his hand, demanding entry. When officers inside the home identified themselves, Sealey fled toward a wooded area and scaled a chain-link fence. Officers say that from the other side of the fence, Sealey raised and pointed the firearm at them. He was shot at least 4 times and his 9MM semi-auto Taurus was not fired, despite early reports.

ID: 509

Victms Name: Thomas Franklin Sealey
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/White

City: Lakeland
County: Polk
State: FL
Zip Code: 33849
Country: United States of America

Agency: Lakeland Police Department/FBI Task Force

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Acting on a warrant for his arrest on federal drug charges and information that he would be going to this address to collect money, three LPD officers and one FBI officer waited to arrest him. Sealey reportedly approach the home with a firearm in his hand, demanding entry. When officers inside the home identified themselves, Sealey fled toward a wooded area and scaled a chain-link fence. Officers say that from the other side of the fence, Sealey raised and pointed the firearm at them. He was shot at least 4 times and his 9MM semi-auto Taurus was not fired, despite early reports.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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