Clara Fay Morris (3063)

1/25/2006: Officer Arthur McIntee responded to an "audible alarm" at an apartment. Nobody answered the door. Corporal Frank Hurst arrived with a key. Officer Dion Guerra arrived with a shotgun loaded with beanbag rounds, their only less-lethal weapon. The officers opened the door. Morris confronted them with a knife. The officers told her to drop it. Morris refused. Officer Guerra emptied his beanbag weapon at Morris, backing away from her, and tripped. Morris attacked Officer Guerra with the knife. Officers McIntee and Hurst fatally shot her.

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