Justin Charland Killed by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
3000 Sandhill Road
Mapping Police Violence:

About 10:30 a.m., police received a 911 call about a man creating a disturbance at an apartment complex. Police found a man on the second floor of the complex holding a sword and yelling. The man then started walking down the stairs, still holding the sword. Officers began to retreat but continued talking to him. Justin Charland then reportedly advanced quickly, in a threatening manner, and Officer Vincen Segura, 27, shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Justin Charland

Agency Responsible: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 40

Race: White

Date of Death: May 5, 2020

County: Clark

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: samurai sword

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 5810

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