According to DPD, officers wearing raid jackets while conducting a reverse buy bust operation approached Vernon after he stepped out of his vehicle. Vernon drew a 9mm pistol and shot once at the officers. Officers Mike Rangel and Mark Aremandariz shot Vernon. He was pronounced dead at Baylor Hospital. According to freerepublic.com, the shooting resulted in an FBI probe, that examined whether or not Vernon shot his pistol and whether he was shot in the back.

ID: 1719

Victms Name: Tony Vernon
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Dallas
County: Dallas
State: TX
Zip Code: 75217
Country: United States of America

Agency: Dallas Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: According to DPD, officers wearing raid jackets while conducting a reverse buy bust operation approached Vernon after he stepped out of his vehicle. Vernon drew a 9mm pistol and shot once at the officers. Officers Mike Rangel and Mark Aremandariz shot Vernon. He was pronounced dead at Baylor Hospital. According to freerepublic.com, the shooting resulted in an FBI probe, that examined whether or not Vernon shot his pistol and whether he was shot in the back.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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