LaSalle officer in cleared in shooting of off-duty Adams County sheriff’s deputy — (The Denver Post)Monday, March 15th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Off duty Sherriff's Deputy on Prozac drank, involved in high speed chase, behaves aggressively, is shot and killed by another officer.
Detroit police sniper shoots barricaded gunman who terrorized hostage — (Detroit Free Press)Saturday, October 31st, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man on medication for "bipolar" stops taking it, experiences mania in withdrawal, takes girlfriend hostage, killed by police after 9 hr standoff.
Gunman killed, woman hostage freed unharmed after standoff in Detroit — (The Detroit News)Friday, October 30th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed with bipolar stops taking his medication, takes his girlfriend hostage, has standoff with police, is shot and killed.
Knife-wielding Lancaster man killed by cops was mentally-ill, off meds, sister says — (New York Post)Monday, September 14th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from antidepressants, neuroleptics has episode of mania, psychosis, charges at police officer with knife, is shot and killed.
A stacked deck: How police forces get away with killing more than 1,000 Americans a year — (Business Insider)Wednesday, July 1st, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man who has been drinking takes Prozac, valium, antihistamine, becomes suicidal, agitated, girlfriemd calls police, he grabs a knife, is shot and killed.
Calif. Man Who Shot Deputy in Ambush Attack Is Killed in Standoff that Wounded 3 Officers — (People)Friday, June 12th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds for years is aggressive and dangerous, possibly in withdrawal, steals guns and goes on crime spree, is killed by police.
Police identify man who was killed in police standoff after shooting trooper — (Pennsylvania Patriot-News)Thursday, December 12th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds for many years stops taking them, shoots at police when they arrive to do a welfare check. Police shoot and kill him.
A cry for help summoned the police — and ended in his deathMonday, October 21st, 2019SSRI Ed note: Man, on antidepressants since starting high school is chronic depressed, suicidal with other negative side effects, police called to help, shoot, kill him.
Authorities identify gunman in deadly Odessa shooting Monday, September 2, 2019 — (ABC News 13)Monday, September 2nd, 2019SSRI Ed note: Man refuses to take his "mental health medication", goes on shooting spree killing 7, ouwning 22, dies in standoff with police.
Police release body camera footage of teenage girl’s fatal shooting — (ABC Eyewitness News)Saturday, July 13th, 2019SSRI Ed note: High school student on antidepressants goes on a bizarre rampage, driving recklessly, pointing a toy gun at police, who shoot and kill her.
Man charged in killing of Arizona trooper faces 2019 trial — (Tucson.com)Tuesday, October 16th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man on medication for anxiety, depression throws rocks at cars on interstate, shoots and kills trooper who confronts him.
Suspect In Arizona Rookie’s Death Was Mentally Ill: Troopers – Isaac D. King, 20, was on medication for anxiety and depression and has no criminal record, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said — (The Phoenix Patch)Friday, July 27th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants has manic episode, throws rocks, assaults trooper, Trooper killed. Mental illness blamed.
911 call: Chanhassen teen killed by deputies was in rage day earlier after car taken away — (Star Tribune)Monday, July 16th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Talented student, athlete on antidepressant overreacts to losing use of car, is suicidal, threatens sheriff's deputies, they shoot and kill him.
Minnesota authorities investigating after teen fatally shot by deputies — (Fox News)Saturday, July 14th, 2018SSRI Ed note: "Popular, high energy, funny, loving" teen has "mental health issues" is suicidal, threatens mom, dies in suicide by cop. All the hallmarks of psych meds case.
Man shot, killed by police during standoff in Wayne County — (The Pocono Record)Monday, June 25th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man drugged for "schizophrenia", "bi-polar" stops his meds, shoots at brother, mom and at police when they arrive. They shoot, kill him.
Joshua Corbett, Sandra Bullock Stalker, Found Dead From Self-Inflicted Wound After Police Standoff — (INQUISITR)Thursday, May 3rd, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed with "bipolar schizophrenia" stalks Sandra Bullock, forced psych meds, collects arsenal, convicted, kills himself during standoff with police.
Police: Man shot by Troy officer had mental issues — (The Detroit News)Tuesday, April 10th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from psych meds goes "berserk", lunges at police with knives, they shoot and kill him. Police shooter not charged.
Families of mentally ill fear calling police may turn into deadly encounter — (New York Daily News)Thursday, April 5th, 2018SSRI Ed note: New York police, routinely called to deal with mental health crises caused by psych drugs (although nobody admits that part) shoot, frequently shoot, kill.
Man who killed Colorado deputy fled mental ward in 2014, document shows — (The Chicago Tribune)Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018SSRI Ed note: Honorably discharged army veteran, lawyer on multiple psych meds stockpiles ammunition, starts acting strangely, shoots at police officers, kills 1, injures 4.
Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley served in Air Force, was court-martialed for assaulting wife, child — (Fox News)Monday, November 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Once "happy, caring" boy, after years "heavily medicated" with "psych drugs" becomes withdrawn, abusive, shoots churchgoers, killing 26. Mental illness blamed.
Wife of metro Detroit veteran killed in standoff with police speaks out — (WXYZ Detroit)Monday, August 28th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young vet loses friend to suicide, gets "help" for PTSD from VA, they change his meds, he becomes violent, suicidal, dies in standoff with police.
Jury to decide fate of CPD Ofc. Steven Smith’s killer, Lincoln Rutledge — (NBC4 WCMH TV)Monday, June 26th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Divorced man depressed mixes alcohol, antidepressants, becomes paranoid, aggressive, suicidal, delusional, kills policeman in standoff. Gets life, no parole.
Man accused of killing deputy, 2 others takes plea deal — (mybrc tv)Friday, June 23rd, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on or in withdrawal from, neuroleptics, antidepressants shoots and kills 3 people including Deputy, at random. Gets life in prison.
Lindt Cafe siege inquest findings: ‘the deaths were not the fault of police’ — (news.com.au)Wednesday, May 24th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man fed Prozac, zolpidem, Zoloft, risperidone becomes paranoid, “vicious maniac", accomplice to ex's murder, later stages hostage incident, is 1 of 3 killed.
Kenner police shoot, kill armed man with mental illness after standoff, officials say — (WDSU)Tuesday, January 24th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from psych meds threatens police with knives during standoff, they shoot and kill him.
N.J. man who killed wife, self, was hospitalized twice for depression — (Updated Jan 16, 2019)Wednesday, July 13th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man treated for depression becomes suicidal, has sudden severe dark spells, lwife, and self after stand-off with police.
Families failed by a broken mental health care system often have no one to call but police — (The Boston Globe)Wednesday, July 6th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Young man, 23, on Lexapro 3 weeks, drugged as child, is suicidal, goads police into shooting him. Police kill him despite warning. Killer cop awarded a medal.
Tennessee sheriff: Decatur slaying suspect taken for psychiatric treatment earlier this month — (The Decatur Daily)Thursday, June 30th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Diagnosed [read: history with psych drugs] woman speeds, gets "treatment", becomes worse, starts acting "crazy" kills husband, charged with homicide.
Man killed by police officer in Cheektowaga was troubled — (The Buffalo News)Monday, March 7th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressants does not continue them due to cost when supply runs out, drinks, becomes aggressive, steals gun, threatens police, is shot, killed.
Mario Woods’ last moments: ‘You better squeeze that … and kill me’ — (SFGate)Tuesday, February 9th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man on marijuana, speed and antidepressants slashes a stranger, has confrontation with police, is shot to death in the back.
Inquest into the death of Edward Wayne Logan — (Queensland Coroner)Monday, December 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Coroner finds that "despite" being on Lexapro, Celexa, man's personality was to blame for him being shot by police during manic, violent episode, not meds.
Police Shot Man over suspected Explosive — (Globe and Mail)Wednesday, November 18th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Police shoot but do not kill an unarmed young man carrying a plastic bag.
Father, 41, who boasted of having ‘the best wife ever’ is shot dead by police outside his home after they were called to domestic row — (Daily Mail)Thursday, October 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Normally happy family man takes antidepressant, causes disturbance, is shot by police.
Oregon Killer’s Mother Wrote of Troubled Son and Gun Rights — (The New York Times)Monday, October 5th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Oregon Shooter, drugged since childhood and committed whenever he did not take his meds, kills 9, dies in gunfire exchange with police
Records show man killed by police was previously suicidal — (WSB TV2)Sunday, September 27th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man in wheelchair shot by police
Sand City shooting: Mother of dead suspect recalls son’s troubles — (Santa Cruz Sentinal)Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman on drug cocktail including Wellbutrin, $160K in warrants outstanding, shot and killed with her boyfriend in standoff with police outside Target store.
The killing of Alex Myers: Mental illness and police and the state of crisis intervention in Indianapolis — (The Indy Star)Sunday, September 13th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Men known to be depressed and suicidal, most almost certainly on antidepressants, are shot, killed by police.
Man slashes father before leaping to his death from 46th-floor Upper East Side apartment — (New York Daily News)Wednesday, August 26th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young, talented Emory grad on Prozac slashes dad with knife, jumps to his death from parents' condo. Police blame "family dispute".
Oklahoma labor commissioner stabbed to death in OKC— (News OK)Monday, August 24th, 2015
Widow sues Thornton police for killing mentally ill husband — (The Denver Post)Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
Allegedly mentally ill man says he’s ‘proud’ to be cop killer — (Chicago Sun-Times)Thursday, July 30th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, arrested for illegal drugs, goes "off script" at trial, behaves bizarrely, justifies shooting policewoman, killing another cop.
No charges against Peel police in death of Jermaine Carby / Leaked details of Jermaine Carby’s toxicology report show hard drugs were in man’s system — (Toronto Star)Tuesday, July 21st, 2015SSRI Ed note: Various drugs, including Celexa, found in body of man shot by police. News mentions only the illegal drugs.
New jury asked to decide: Was it suicide pact or husband covering up murder? — (The Oregonian)Wednesday, March 18th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Couple taking serious doses of pain meds and antidepressants plan to die in suicide pact, he survives, is charged with murder but acquitted.
The Secret Service scandals, explained — (VOX Politics)Saturday, March 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Troubled vet on antidepressants becomes increasingly paranoid,fstand tried to scale White House fence with a knife.
Wisconsin teen shot dead by police had anxiety and depression, files show — (The Guardian)Tuesday, March 10th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Depressed and anxious teen, 19, on Xanax and illegal drugs acts strangely, is shot and killed by police.
Family still seeks answers in police shooting death of Ajax man — (CBC News)Monday, March 9th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Durham police shoot, kill man on "list of medications" who is running around neighbourhood naked in Dec. Shooter cleared of wrongdoing. As usual.
No Charges Filed Against LAPD Officers Who Fatally Shot Oceanside Man — (KPBS)Tuesday, February 24th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Following car chase, police shoot, kill a vet on antidepressants as he exits his vehicle, continue shooting after he falls, killing him on live tv. No charges.
Bright colors celebrate life of girl tossed from bridge — (USA TODAY)Wednesday, January 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft, other meds acts strangely, is chased by police, stops on bridge and throws his adored daughter off it. Wife blames bipolar,
Sisto pleads guilty to assault — (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)Saturday, January 3rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man, 21, on Prozac and 2 anxiety medications drives recklessly, kills a couple, speeds, resists arrest. Faces 35 years in prison.