Died on July 2, 2020 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Police responded to a disturbance report, found man with what looked like knives who advanced on police and did not respond to commands to stop. Officer used a taser that “failed,” so he shot Ruffin, killing him. Ruffin’s family said he had mental health issues and was on medication, information the police department had known for a decade. The officer was put on administrative leave, pending investigation.