Michael Anthony Rude Killed by Washington State Patrol

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
I-5 and Carpenter Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Michael Anthony Rude, a reservist with the Washington National Guard, was shot alongside Interstate 5 in Lacey, about a half-hour after police said he called 911 to say he had a knife and wanted to attack any police officer who pulled him over.

Victim's Name: Michael Anthony Rude

Agency Responsible: Washington State Patrol

Gender: Male

Age: 22

Race: White

Date of Death: July 8, 2017

County: Thurston

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 2757

Geography: Suburban

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