Sidney T. Richardson IV

On February 10th, 2018 Sidney T. Richardson IV was killed by police at.
Incident ID 38248
Original Source(s)
Date Created Feb 14th, 2018
Date Updated Feb 14th, 2018
Age 48
Gender Male
Race African-American/Black
Incident Location
Address 1800 block Marvy Ave
City Tampa
State FL
County Hillsborough
Incident Details
Date February 10th, 2018
Victim Armed? -
Weapon -
Cause of Death Gunshot
Name -
Agency Tampa Police Department
Police responded to a call about a man threatening his 17-year-old female cousin with a machete. Upon arrival, officers found Sidney Richardson. The officers ordered Richardson to drop his machete. When he refused, an officer shocked him with a Taser, but Richardson still didn't drop the knife. In fear for their safety, one of the officers shot and killed Richardson.

Police shoot, kill machete-wielding suspect in Tampa