Robert Sabater Killed by Wichita Police Department, Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
Dora St and S Glenn Ave
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Police said about 1:20 a.m. they responded to a report of shots fired. Police said Robert Sabater was shooting outside his home. He entered and left his home while firing shots before running out and heading south. Sabater did not follow orders and ran north. Officers found him at Dora and Glenn, armed with a handgun. Police said he pointed the gun at officers after they again told him to put the gun down. Four Wichita police officers and five Sedgwick County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed Sabater.

Victim's Name: Robert Sabater

Agency Responsible: Wichita Police Department, Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 49

Race: White

Date of Death: May 27, 2019

County: Sedgwick

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4738

Geography: Urban

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