William Owens

On January 14th, 2019 William Owens was killed by police at.
Incident ID 40192
Original Source(s) FatalEncounters.org
Date Created Jan 18th, 2019
Date Updated Jan 18th, 2019
Age 39
Gender Male
Race African-American/Black
Incident Location
Address 200 Birch Creek Rd
City Swedesboro
State NJ
County Gloucester
Incident Details
Date January 14th, 2019
Victim Armed? -
Weapon -
Cause of Death Gunshot
Name -
Agency -
William Owens was shot and killed by police at a UPS warehouse after he took two woman hostage, police said. He was killed when he and the hostages came out of the facility. It wan not immediately clear why Owens took the hostages, or why he held the standoff at the facility instead of elsewhere, but he was formerly employed there.

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