- February 9, 2016

Geoffrey Freeman Named As Officer In Naked Teen’s Death


Geoffrey Freeman is the APD officer who shot and killed a teenager in Northeast Austin yesterday.

He is a 10-year veteran at APD, having graduated into Civil Service in July, 2005. He has worked daytime street patrol with the Edward 100s unit in Northeast Austin since 2013. Freeman has been placed on paid administrative duty, as is standard procedure for any officer-involved shootings within the state.

Freeman is responsible for the death of David Joseph, a 17-year-old black teenager – reports yesterday mistakenly indicated that he was 18. His family was notified just before today’s 12:30pm press conference of…