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Saturday, 24 July 2021

Vigil planned for man shot, killed by Metro police in South Nashville

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Vigil planned for man shot, killed by Metro police in South Nashville
Vigil planned for man shot, killed by Metro police in South Nashville

Open Table Nashville is hosting a vigil for Jacob Griffin, 23, who was shot and killed by a Metro SWAT officer.

VERY MUCH.THE LEGACY WILL LIVE ON AND WECONTINUE THE COVERAGE OFSATURDAY'S OFFICER-INVOLVEDSHOOTING IN METRO NASHVILLE ASTHEY SHOT AND KILLED JACOBGRIFFIN AFTER HIS MOTHER CALLEDPOLICE FOR HELP.SHE SUFFERED FROM SCHIZOPHRENIA,HAD A GUN AND COULD BEDANGEROUS.COLE JOHNSON LIVE FOR US KEEPINGUS UP TO DATE AND WHAT ARE THEYSAYING ABOUT THIS?AND GOOD MORNING AND IN OPENTABLE NASHVILLE AND INSTEAD OFBEING AS A HUMAN BEING IN NEEDOF CARE, THE THREAT TO BENEUTRALIZED AND GRIF FIB WASHOMELESS LIVING BEHIND THEGOODWILL AND HE HAD BEEN TEXTINGHIS PLANS AND FULL PICTURES OFMAGAZINES AND BULLETS AND HAD AGUN AND REFUSED TO SURRENDER IT.POLICE TRIED TO NEGOTIATE ANDUSED DITRACTION DEVICES AND HARDFOAM ROUND AND A K9 UNIT TO GETHIM INTO CUSTODY.GRIFFIN FIRED THE GUN TWICE,WHEN A SWAT OFFICER FIRED BACKAND IS BY OPEN TABLE NASHVILLEWHO SAID WE KNOW IT WORKS AND ISNOT THREATS TO BE NEUTRALIZEDAND WHAT WORKS IS TRAUMAINFORMED CARE.IT IS BUILDING TRUST AND RAPPORTAND IS ACTIVE AND REFLECTIVELISTENING AND OFFERING SUPPORTAND RESOURCES CONNECTING ANDCOMING ALONGSIDE THE PERSON.AND THE ORGANIZATION ASKED WHYNASHVILLE HASN'T INVESTED IN THEPOLICE OFFICERS AND FROM THEGOODWILL AND WE HAVE EXTENS

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