Hernandaz Dowdy, 36

Memphis, Tennessee
June 27, 2012

Agencies: Memphis Police Department Tennessee | Tennessee Bureau of Investigation TBI

Cause of death: Shooting

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Hernandez Dowdy, 36, was shot to death on June 27, 2012. Police say Dowdy, who was Black, was a carjacking suspect whom they chased and that they killed him because they mistakenly thought he had a gun. The owner of the car, a white woman, had filed a false report.