Jimmy Atchison, 21

Atlanta, Georgia
January 22, 2019

Agencies: Atlanta Police Department Georgia | Georgia Bureau of Investigation GBI

Cause of death: Shooting

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Last updated: almost 4 years ago


Family members of 21-year-old Jimmy Atchison, who they said was the man shot and killed during an altercation with officers at an apartment complex on Wednesday morning, said he was unarmed and hiding in a closet when he was gunned down.

Members of Atchison's family said Friday that he was not armed, hiding in a closet and was shot in the face. The officer did not turn his body camera on.

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