Officers pulled over Jung after he was driving erratically on Interstate 45 around 5:30 a.m. When officers exited their vehicle, Jung open fried with several shots before speeding away. According to officials, Jung continued to fire shots at deputies from a semiautomatic assault rifle during a five-mile chase. Jung pulled into the drive way of his residence, failed to escape again, and exited his vehicle. Jung and officers commenced in a shootout with over 50 rounds fired before Jung was struck multiple times and died on the scene. Sgt. Tommy Bohannon of the Harris County Sheriffs was critically wounded but survived his injuries.

ID: 1130

Victms Name: Waseem Jung
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Houston
County: Harris
State: TX
Zip Code: 77088
Country: United States of America

Agency: Harris County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Officers pulled over Jung after he was driving erratically on Interstate 45 around 5:30 a.m. When officers exited their vehicle, Jung open fried with several shots before speeding away. According to officials, Jung continued to fire shots at deputies from a semiautomatic assault rifle during a five-mile chase. Jung pulled into the drive way of his residence, failed to escape again, and exited his vehicle. Jung and officers commenced in a shootout with over 50 rounds fired before Jung was struck multiple times and died on the scene. Sgt. Tommy Bohannon of the Harris County Sheriffs was critically wounded but survived his injuries.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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