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Jovon Antonio Talley-Ford, 27
Inglewood, California
October 04, 2007

Agencies: Inglewood Police Department California

Last updated: almost 2 years ago

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Jovon Antonio Talley-Ford, 27, a black man, was shot several times by Inglewood police at 202 E. Hazel St. at 11:20 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4. His time of death was 11:44 a.m.

According to Inglewood Lt. Mike McBride, officers responded to a call of a disturbance at an apartment, followed by reports of "violent male." In the indoor courtyard of the building, they encountered Ford with a handgun; according to McBride, he was acting in a "bizarre" fashion. Officers tried and were unable to communicate with him. Things escalated: what exactly happened remains under investigation. More than one officer fired many rounds. Ford was pronounced dead at the scene.