Who Was Kevin Peterson Jr? Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Shot & Killed, Investigation, Incident Detail, Instagram, Tweeter, Net Worth

Kevin Peterson Jr Wiki – Biography

Kevin Peterson Jr. is the African American man who was shot dead.
Peterson was identified as the victim of the shooting by his girlfriend and the mother of his child, Olivia Selto, on Twitter. Peterson’s friend, artist Jake Thompson, also identified the 21-year-old as the victim. Heavy has reached out to both Selto and Thompson for further comment on the shooting. Heavy reached out to the Clark County Sheriff’s department for comment but was referred to the Camas Police Department who handled the investigation independently.

Kevin Peterson Jr Age

Kevin Peterson Jr has died at the age of 21-years-old.

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Shot & Killed

Kevin Peterson Jr. is the 21-year-old African American man who was shot dead by Clark County sheriff’s deputies on the evening of October 29 in Hazel Dell, close to Vancouver, Washington.

The Vancouver Columbian reports that the shooting took place along Northeast Highway 99 in the town. The newspaper says that the investigation is centered around a US Bank parking lot along the highway. The Columbian reports that deputies were dispatched to the area after receiving a report about a “contact suspect.” The was at 5:29 p.m. local time. Paramedics were called to the scene at 5:56 p.m. A witness told The Columbian that he saw a person involved in an “altercation” with police. The man was “running,” the witness said. The witness also said that he heard “lots of shots.”

Olivia Selto told The Columbian that she was on the phone with Peterson prior to the shooting. Selto said that she remained on the phone with Peterson for nine minutes “until the police finally came over and hung up the phone.” Selto added, “I heard his last words and everything. I’m devastated, and we will get justice for his wrongful death.”

In a Twitter post, Selto said that she was face timing with Peterson when the shooting took place. Selto in a separate tweet, “Kevin did everything for me.. doesn’t matter what it was or what time he always came when i asked. I regret every argument please come back.”

In an interview with The Oregonian, Peterson’s father, Kevin Peterson, said authorities did not allow him to see his son’s body until almost 12 hours after the shooting. Peterson was a graduate of Union High School in Vancouver as part of the class, having moved to the area from Portland during middle school. according to The Oregonian.

KATU reported on October 29 that a “few dozen protesters” were gathered at the scene were Peterson was killed. A Twitter user with the handle @MacSmiff posted multiple videos and photos from the area around Highway 99. The user said that Peterson’s family was at the scene. The user tweeted that he knows the victim’s sister adding, “Kevin Peterson was 21 years old with a daughter who isn’t even 1 yet. She has to grow up with no father because cops shoot Black people in the back on a regular basis.”

A vigil will be held for Peterson at 6829 NE Highway 99 in Vancouver at 7 p.m. local time. Attendees are asked to wear black attire, masks and to maintain social distancing.


Peterson’s last post on his Twitter page came on the day of his death. Peterson posted a photo of a pair of sneakers.