Shooting of Tymar Crawford will go to grand jury

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that the facts and circumstances surrounding the death of Tymar Crawford will be presented to the Escambia County Grand Jury.  Mr. Crawford died as a result of a law enforcement shooting on July 5, 2019.

This review will be complete and extensive and will determine if any criminal statutes were violated.  The Grand Jury will also examine the policies and procedures of the Pensacola Police Department regarding the use of deadly force.  It is anticipated that the Grand Jury will begin meeting within the next two months.