Tahmon Wilson (2023)

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On August 19, 2023, Martinez California Police Department officers Cole Bennett, Raul Ceja-Mendez, Marc Kahue, and Alexander Tirona responded to a security alarm at a business. The officers located a vehicle leaving. Police claim that the vehicle struck one officer and drove toward others, prompting the officers to shoot, striking brothers Tahmon and Tommy Wilson.[1][2]

Tahmon died at the hospital.[3]

The incident was captured on the officers' body-worn cameras.[1]

The officers were placed on administrative leave.[4]

No charges were filed against Tommy Wilson.[1]

The department opened an internal administrative investigation.[1]

The California Department of Justice will conduct an independent investigation of the shooting, which is required under state law for officer-involved shootings of unarmed individuals.[5]

Officers Involved