Che Andre Taylor, 47

Seattle, Washington
February 21, 2016

Agencies: Seattle Police Department Washington | Use of Deadly Force in Community Policing, Joint Legislative Task Force Washington

Cause of death: Not Yet Known


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Overview

47 year old Che Taylor was fatally shot by two Seattle police officers Sunday, February 21, 2016, when police say he reached for a handgun after ignoring commands to show his hands and get on the ground, 

Police released graphic dashboard-camera video and a detailed description of the incident, in what appeared to be an effort to quickly provide information on the shooting of the African-American man, identified as 47-year-old Che Andre Taylor.

Please support the family of Che Taylor who was killed by seattle police officer Michael Spaulding on Feb 21st, just a few days ago.

This is one of the three cops that killed unarmed Jacksun Keewantinawin!

Legal Action

May 2016 Gun found was purchased by a Sheriff's Deputy

June 2016 Family wants Federal investigation into murder.

In December 2020, the City of Seattle agreed to pay the family of Che Taylor $1.5 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit filed after two police officers shot and killed Taylor outside a Wedgwood neighborhood home.

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