February 13, 2016
Agencies: Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI | United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division | Texas Department of Criminal Justice | Texas Attorney General's Office | Texas Department of Public Safety | Longview Police Department Texas
Cause of death: Not Yet Known
Last updated: over 5 years ago
According to a preliminary investigation, an officer attempted a traffic stop, but Roquemore sped away and ended in a Beckville residential neighborhood where he exited his still-running vehicle.
Roquemore attempted to flee on foot, but fell. The officer reports he gave verbal commands to him to show his hands, but he did not comply. The officer stated he shot the suspect because he feared for his life when he thought the suspect was reaching for a gun. No weapon was found at the scene.
August 2016 Killer walks free