Benjamin C. Barnes Killed by Boise Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
649 Sunset Peak Rd
Mapping Police Violence:

Barnes allegedly was threatening hikers and animals on hiking trails near Lower Hull's Gulch and then fatally shot a hiker's dog. He shot at police and was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Benjamin C. Barnes

Agency Responsible: Boise Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 42

Race: White

Date of Death: March 18, 2017

County: Ada

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 2438

Geography: Suburban

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