Joseph Penderghest (9455)

8/9/2014: State troopers responding to Penderghest's 1 a.m. Mercedes SUV crash found him bloodied, stunned, and cutting himself with a knife. Despite verbal commands, pepper spray and a Taser he refused to come under control. Witnesses verified that troopers had been threatened by Penderghest and gave him ample warning before shooting him to death.

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