Carl Nivins Killed by Lenoir Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
935 Blowing Rock Blvd
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Lenoir Police officers responded to a call from Walmart employees about suspicious activity. Police said Nivins attempted to run from the store. Police say that Nivins pulled a .38 caliber revolver from his waistband and turned toward officers while running from the store and was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Carl Nivins

Agency Responsible: Lenoir Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 32

Race: White

Date of Death: August 16, 2016

County: Caldwell

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: Foot

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 1789

Geography: Rural

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