Black Women Killed by Police, Part 6
- Tracy A. Wade – (Age 39, 2014) killed following an eight-hour standoff at her home. Police went to serve two felony warrants. Wade indicated she had a child and a weapon inside. It is not clear if Wade ever fired a single shot before being killed.
- Tyisha Miller – (Age 19, 1998) shot and killed by police officers called by family members who could not wake her as she lay unconscious in a car. The officers responsible were not charged.
- Vionique Valnord – (Age 32, 2009) Killed by an off-duty police officer who was driving while intoxicated. The vehicle he was driving struck and killed Valnord, who was hailing a taxi.
- Yuvette Henderson – (Age 38, 2015) Reportedly left Home Depot with a head injury and was chased by police before she was killed within feet of Extra Space Storage’s surveillance cameras. The family contends that she was shot in the back and never raised her gun at the two officers, contradicting the police account of the incident. Henderson was being detained on suspicion of shoplifting knives.
- Yvette Smith – (Age 47, 2014) shot to death in her home after opening her front door for police officers. Officers attempted to justify the shooting by alleging that she threatened them with a gun, even though no evidence corroborates that story. They were dispatched to assist with a domestic disturbance