Gage Scott Southard Killed by Wasilla Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
E Palmer-Wasilla Hwy and N Double B Street
Mapping Police Violence:

Around 2:30 a.m., troopers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a home in Palmer. When troopers arrived, a woman told officers that Gage Southard was armed with a shotgun inside the garage. Southard drove away in his Dodge Journey SUV, and Wasilla police pursued him until he drove into a ditch in a nearby neighborhood and got out of his SUV with the shotgun. Around 2:50 a.m., Wasilla police fired shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Gage Scott Southard

Agency Responsible: Wasilla Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 26

Race: White

Date of Death: January 23, 2020

County: Matanuska-Susitna

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: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5431

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