Tyrone Domingo Banks Wiki
Tyrone Domingo Banks, 30, of the 2200 block of E. Biddle Street. was the suspect they’ve been looking for since Tuesday when he allegedly tried to strike one officer with a silver SUV he was driving and then fire at another officer. Injured officer was shot in the lower leg and was taken to Shock Trauma in stable condition.
Tyrone Domingo Banks was not targeting police. According to a close family friend he was a Schizophrenic and refused to take his medication. He didn’t like the side affects. He wanted to commit suicide through police. pic.twitter.com/LeJkKKCVBO
— David Collins (@dcollinsWBAL) August 29, 2019
Tyrone Domingo Banks Age
He was 30 years old.
Tyrone Domingo Banks Life and Death
The friend said that Banks has been in and out of Spring Grove Hospital because of his emotional and mental condition. The friend said Banks claimed to hearing voices in his head all the time.
“The voices in his head was stronger than his will to try to do the right thing,” the friend said. “He just couldn’t deal with everything. The reality of life.”
The friend said Banks was suicidal and thought fatally tangling with police would solve his problems.
Police said Banks taunted officers for two days, pointing a gun at them on Tuesday then leading them on a chase into another jurisdiction. Police knew who they were dealing with Wednesday night. The family friend told the I-Team that Banks took his fiancee’s car without permission and that she reported it stolen. The friend didn’t know where the gun came from.
Tyrone Domingo Banks killed
.@BaltimorePolice have identified the suspect from last night’s officer involved shooting as Tyrone Domingo Banks, 30.
Commissioner Michael Harrison said there were 2 warrants out for Banks.
— Vanessa Herring (@VanessaWBAL) August 29, 2019
On Thursday morning, police identified the suspect killed in the confrontation with police as Tyrone Domingo Banks.
Multiple officers fired their weapons at the subject, who he said was armed. The subject was hit and taken to an area hospital where they were pronounced dead.
The Fraternal Order of Police tweeted Thursday morning, that the officer who was shot has since been treated and released.
Police Investigation Reports
— WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore (@wbaltv11) August 29, 2019
An investigation continues into Wednesday’s police-involved shooting where an officer was shot and a suspect was killed by police in a late-night shootout between police and an armed suspect who police have been looking for days.
Commissioner Michael Harrison on Tuesday he said that suspect was armed dangerous and police were looking for him.
— Baltimore City FOP (@FOP3) August 29, 2019
This incident is the second time a Baltimore Police officer was shot in the city this month. Baltimore Police Sergeant Isaac Carrington was shot in early August during an attempted armed robbery outside his home. He was released from the hospital on August 21.
SHOCKING VIDEO | An eyewitness captured the dramatic moment when police caught up with 30-year-old Tyrone Domingo Banks, who was allegedly shot at another officer Tuesday in Baltimore. You can hear the loud gunfire as police close in. https://t.co/ZWwP9Ljvbc pic.twitter.com/QFUZDc9BQq
— WJZ | CBS Baltimore (@wjz) August 29, 2019
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