Mubarak Soulemane, 19

West Haven, Connecticut
January 15, 2020

Cause of death: Shooting

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19-year-old black man, Mubarak Soulemane was shot and killed by a Connecticut state trooper after a car chase.

The trooper, Brian D. North, who is white, fired seven shots on Jan. 15, 2020, through the driver’s side window of a stolen vehicle driven by Mubarak Soulemane. Mr. Soulemane, who had been diagnosed with schizophrenia, had been acting erratically that day, according to people he encountered, before leading officers in a chase that ended in West Haven.

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Trooper was charged with manslaughter, state investigators announcd April 20, 2022.