Asshams Pharoah Manley, 30

District Heights, Maryland
August 15, 2015

Agencies: Prince George's County Police Department

Cause of death: Shooting

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Asshams Pharoah Manley of Forestville, Md. died at the hospital after police say he was shot after there was a struggle over the officer's gun. The shooting happened around 11:20 p.m. when police say an officer went to investigate a car crash near Brooks Drive and Marlboro Pike. Police say Manley was running from the crash scene. The officer caught up with Manley on Walker Mill Road. Police say Manley was shot during a struggle over the officer's gun. After being shot, police say Manley continued to fight with the officer. A second officer arrived and deployed a Taser, but police say Manley was not restrained until a third officer arrived.