Keagan Schweikle Killed by Benton Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1200 River Oaks
Mapping Police Violence:

Police responded to a family disturbance with a 17-year-old who had a handgun. Responding officers were told the teen had fled into a wooded area near the home. Officers found the teen nearby, where police say he failed to comply with officers' orders to drop the gun. Police say he pointed the gun toward an officer, which led to the officer shooting and killing him.

Victim's Name: Keagan Schweikle

Agency Responsible: Benton Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 17

Race: White

Date of Death: October 17, 2016

County: Saline

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: 1973

Geography: Suburban

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