Christopher Benton Killed by Casper Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1654 Kit Carson Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

Police serving a warrant for controlled substance trafficking and illegal possession of a firearm fatally shot Benton after the 27-year-old acted in a "hostile" fashion to responding officers.

Victim's Name: Christopher Benton

Agency Responsible: Casper Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 27

Race: White

Date of Death: July 12, 2015

County: Natrona

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 636

Geography: Suburban

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