Naeschylus Vinzant, 37

Aurora, Colorado
March 06, 2015

Agencies: Aurora Police Department Colorado

Cause of death: Shooting

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Last updated: almost 6 years ago


Some of the answers have finally started trickling in. For instance, the man has now been identified as Naeschylus Vinzant, a 37-year-old with a record of criminal offenses dating back more than twenty years. Yet we still don't know why police chose to shoot Vinzant in broad daylight in such a public setting. Especially since he wasn't armed at the time.

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Officials announced on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 that the Colorado city of Aurora would make sweeping police reforms and pay $2.6 million to relatives of Vinzant, .