Darnell Russell

 

 

Age: 28

 

Summary: grandson of former Gary, Indiana police chief Cobie Howard (who served as the city's top police officer for nearly four years until his resignation in 1991) who had spent several years in state and federal prisons on felony convictions for two separate drug-related armed robberies.

 

 

Cause of Death: Shot to death during a violent police confrontation

 

Born: December 16, 1980

 

Died: February 16, 2009

 

Location: Gary, Indiana