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This is a list of people killed by non-military law enforcement officers in June 2013, whether in the line of duty or not, and regardless of reason or method. The listing documents the occurrence of a death, making no implications regarding either wrongdoing or justification on the part of the person killed or the officer involved. Killings are arranged by date of incident which caused death. Different death dates are, if known, noted in the description.

For lists of killings from other months, see List of killings by law enforcement officers in the United States, 2013.

June 2013

Date Name (Age) State (City) Description
2013-06-19 Cooper, Kenneth Dewayne Oklahoma (Oklahoma City) Cooper was shot and killed after officers responded to a possible disturbance call[1]
2013-06-18 O'Meara, Patrick (28) Washington (Tillicum) Mr O'Meara was shot to death by Lakewood, WA police after allegedly pulling a gun, ignoring police commands, and making a move the officers found threatening.[2]
2013-06-18 Walker, Jaquaz (17) North Carolina (Charlotte) Walker was shot by an undercover officer during a drug sting operation. The officer and an informant were meeting Walker and another teenager at an elementary school for an alleged marijuana deal. Police say Walker shot the informant in the shoulder, prompting the officer to shoot and kill him.[3]
2013-06-17 Wallace, Sammie (37) Oklahoma (Midwest City) Wallace was shot and killed while holding a toddler hostage with a knife.[4]
2013-06-11 Premo, Zachary (26) Minnesota (Duluth) Police officers shot Zachary Premo following a confrontation that began while officers looked for a driver who had fled the scene of a one-vehicle crash.[5]
2013‑06‑08 Morales, Urbano Moreno (48) California (Windsor) Urbano Moreno Morales stabbed and seriously wounded the mother of his adult son with a knife outside a Starbucks store in Windsor's Town Green neighborhood. Morales walked away from the neighborhood, and started stabbing himself before police approached him. Morales then charged at the officers with the knife and was then shot to death.[6]
2013-06-08 Witham, Renee (24) Arizona (Tucson) Witham was suicidal and called 911 to report that she was going to kill herself. The police officers attended the scene and found her outside with a man. They reported she took a gun out of a holster, and the police officers told her to drop the weapon. After she refused police officers opened fire, killing her and injuring the man.[7]
2013‑06‑07 unnamed male Georgia (Acworth) Officers were responding to a domestic dispute where they were told shots had been fired. They encountered a man who was allegedly armed and uncooperative with their commands. Officers shot the man, killing him.[8]
2013‑06‑07 unnamed male California (Santa Monica) A man was killed in a shootout with officers in the Santa Monica College Library following an alleged killing spree that left four people dead and at least five wounded. Witnesses said the man wore body armor and a helmet and carried several firearms.[9]
2013‑06‑07 unnamed male Nevada (Reno) Police were responding to a home invasion when at least one responding deputy shot and killed the suspect.[10]
2013‑06‑05 Mayes, William Daniel (37) California (Escondido) Police received a report of elderly assault and suspected Mayes of abusing his father. They also received information that Mayes was building explosives, so they used undercover officers to lure Mayes to a park-and-ride lot. Mayes attempted to flee and crashed his car. He allegedly got out of the vehicle and pointed a gun at officers who then shot and killed him. Police say they found explosives in his vehicle.[11]
2013‑06‑04 Peeler, Shirley Jean (51) California (Mad River) A realtor was showing a property to prospective buyers when they encountered Peeler, whose parents had once owned the property, armed with a rifle. Police say Peeler had been ordered off the property when it went on the market. Peeler allegedly fired a shot at the realtor who then called the police. Officers shot and killed Peeler after they say she threatened them and fired a shot.[12]
2013‑06‑04 Hartman, David (32) Texas (Highland Park) Hartman was killed by officers after allegedly escaping handcuffs and pointing a pistol at them. Police had tracked him after a woman reported a suspicious man on a motorcycle.[13]
2013‑06‑03 Wilkins, Tyler W. (16) Missouri (Kansas City) Officers shot Wilkins multiple times after he allegedly brandished a handgun at them while they pursued him on foot. Police say Wilkins matched the description of someone wanted in a recent crime.[14]
2013‑06‑03 Murillo, Pedro (25) California (Huron) An officer approached Murillo, who was on a bicycle, for an unknown reason. Murillo fled on the bike and then on foot. The officer shot and killed Murillo after he allegedly pointed a small handgun at the officer.[15]
2013‑06‑02 unnamed male California (Gardena) A man was killed by police for an unspecified reason. Another man was injured by police gunfire.[16]
2013‑06‑01 Cargnoni, Giacomo (21) California (San Diego) Police were responding to a report of a man threatening to shoot another man. They pursued the suspect's vehicle and pulled him over. Officers shot and killed the man after he allegedly got out of his vehicle and pointed an object at them. Police say they recovered a gun from inside the vehicle but did not state what object the man was holding.[17]
2013‑06‑01 Riedisser, Justin Tyler (26) Arizona (Phoenix) Several officers shot and killed Riedisser after he allegeldy pointed a gun at them. Police were initially responding to a domestic violence incident at an apartment. They tracked Riedisser to another location less than a mile away before killing him.[18]
2013‑06‑01 Jacobs, Roy, Jr. (48) Washington (Spokane) Jacobs called police to his apartment to turn himself in on a child support warrant. Family members who were with him in the apartment said that when officers arrived, Jacobs got up and stepped forward and was shot. Police recovered a knife from the apartment, although witnesses say Jacobs was not holding it.[19]
2013‑06‑01 unnamed male (21) Texas (Corsicana) Police were responding to a report of a suicidal man in a trailer park. Officers shot and killed him after he allegedly fired more than one shot towards them.[20]

See also


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