Every day in the U.S. about 89 people are shot dead in one way or another. At GunMemorial.org we try to post pages for all of these people even though the circumstances of their deaths can be drastically different.

Darnell Wicker, age 57

Fatally shot on August 8, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Darnell was shot by police while holding a knife.

The family reviewed the body camera footage and complained that the officers did not seem to be in any danger and that they did not give Darnell any time to drop his weapon before they opened fire.

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