Marcus-David Peters was a Virginia man shot and killed by police officer Michael Nyantakyi while Peters was having a mental health crisis on May 14, 2018. His death inspired protests in 2020, as well as a law intended to provide behavioral health experts to respond to emergency calls about people in mental health crises; and ultimately a campaign for Governor by his sister, Princess Blanding ...
- May 14, 2018
- Michael Nyantakyi
- Marcus-David Peters
- Richmond, Virginia
- Marcus Peters Hit a Car, Fled the Scene, & Was Shot After Running Out of His Car Naked. Marcus Peters, 24, hit another vehicle at the intersection of Franklin and Belvidere on Monday evening around 5:30 p.m., May 14, the police said in a press release.
- The Medical Examiner Said the Manner of Death Is a Homicide. Marcus-David Peters died after being shot in the abdomen, the medical examiner announced on May 16.
- The Police Chief Said in a Statement That ‘Being Naked Does Not Remove a Threat’ Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham shared his condolences with the family.
- Peters, a Science Teacher, Had Been Chosen By His High School Class To Be Their ‘Student Speaker’ at Graduation. Marcus Peters was a high school science teacher in Essex County, where he also taught a life skills class, the Richmond-Times Dispatch reported.
Nov 06, 2020 · Final review finds Richmond officer made 'reasonable' call in 2018 shooting that killed Marcus-David Peters. Posted at 5:49 PM, Nov 06, 2020 . and last updated 2020-11-06 17:49:07-05.
May 25, 2018 · Richmond police Chief Alfred Durham asked the community for patience as the May 14 fatal shooting of Marcus-David Peters, a 24-year-old unarmed Black man, along a busy stretch of Interstate 95 ...
Aug 16, 2020 · A plastic bag reading "Marcus-David Peters Circle" has been placed in the original sign's place. (Hannah Eason) Richmond Police Chief Gerald Smith said no city agency was involved in the removal.
May 16, 2018 · Marcus-David L. Peters was only 24. O n Monday, May 14, science teacher Marcus-David L. Peters was fatally shot by police on Interstate 95 in Richmond, Virginia. Reportedly, Peters was being ...