Samuel Lanham Killed by Oklahoma City Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
W Reno Ave & S Meridian Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

Police were responding to a call when they found a man holding a knife. Police told the man to drop the knife. When he failed to do so, officers used Tasers and bean bag rounds and shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Samuel Lanham

Agency Responsible: Oklahoma City Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 50

Race: White

Date of Death: January 5, 2020

County: Oklahoma

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5337

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