Missing man reportedly planning to commit suicide by cop - Metro US

Missing man reportedly planning to commit suicide by cop

Decatur Gooden was last seen on Thursday, Sept. 29.

UPDATE: The missing was located and is safe.

A missing Brooklyn man said he was planning to commit suicide by cop before he was last seen, reports said.

Decatur Gooden, 21, was last seen leaving his Flushing Avenue residence in Williamsburg just before 3:30 p.m. Thursday, according to police.

Gooden’s mother told cops that he left home with a BB gun, saying that he wanted to commit suicide by cop by luring police into shooting him, according to media reports. He also reportedly has a history of mental illness, but is not on any medication.

Police describe Decatur as 5 feet 4 inches tall and100 pounds with a thin build,medium complexion, black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and white Jordan sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers websiteor by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.All calls are strictly confidential.

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