Shawn Buck Killed by Fairbanks Police Department, Alaska State Trooper

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
Richardson Highway and Mitchell Expwy
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Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks said they spotted a person with known warrants and attempted a traffic stop. The man, Shawn Buck, took off. That's when officers with the Fairbanks Police Department responded to assist. The man's vehicle stopped at the Mitchell Expressway on-ramp. Buck allegedly threatened officers and was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Shawn Buck

Agency Responsible: Fairbanks Police Department, Alaska State Trooper

Gender: Male

Age: 23

Race: White

Date of Death: May 25, 2017

County: Fairbanks North Star

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: 2618

Geography: Suburban

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