Incident

10-02-2014 Georgia Decatur 1-1

Location

October 02, 2014

DeKalb Magistrate Court
3630 Camp Cir
Decatur, Georgia
Geolocation: 33.7768, -84.2416

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Detective Phil Cristy
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Miguel Benton
  • Age: 19
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer shot
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator killed

Notes

During transport to court, grabbed officer's gun & shot him in the thigh and the wrist. Officer's partner, Detective Eddie Stubbs, shot and killed suspect

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 40 SW
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 4
State Senate District: 41
State House District: 86