Willie Earl Simmons

On September 28th, 2018 Willie Earl Simmons was killed by police at.
Incident ID 39745
Original Source(s) FatalEncounters.org
Date Created Jan 7th, 2019
Date Updated Jan 7th, 2019
Victim
Age 23
Gender Male
Race African-American/Black
Incident Location
Address 2525 Winrock Blvd
City Houston
State TX
County Harris
Incident Details
Date September 28th, 2018
Victim Armed? -
Weapon -
Cause of Death Gunshot
Officer
Name -
Agency -
Summary
Willie Earl Simmons allegedly went to Kendra Jones' home and forced her to come with him. They ended up at his apartment on Winrock Boulevard. Around 12:30 a.m., police said Jones was on a FaceTime call with her cousin who saw that the suspect was holding a gun to her head and called police. When officers arrived, they heard screaming and broke into the apartment. One of the officers reportedly saw Simmons shoot Jones. She was shot in her arm at least five times. Police took cover, getting into a shootout with the Simmons. Police said Simmons fired first, then came at them with a knife, and he was shot and killed.
Sources

Police fatally shoot man who allegedly kidnapped and shot ex at least 5 times in W. Houston

http://web.archive.org/web/20181231133324/https://abc13.com/police-kill-alleged-kidnapper-who-shot-ex-at-least-5-times-/4358196

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