Bobby Gross, 35

Washington, District of Columbia
March 12, 2015

Agencies: Metro Transit Police Department MTPD District of Columbia

Cause of death: Shooting

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Last updated: about 6 years ago


A Metro Transit police officer fatally shot Bobby Gross, 35, inside a rail tunnel on the night of March 12, 2015 after the man — pants-less and shoe-less — rushed at her holding a large tree branch, according to two officials familiar with the investigation. Police said they do not know why the man, who was inches from the officer when she opened fire, was walking through the dimly lit tunnel between the ­Stadium-Armory and Potomac Avenue stations in Southeast Washington.