Justin M. Riggs Killed by Louisville Metro Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
8000 Blake Lane
Mapping Police Violence:

Four officers responded around 9:15 p.m. on reports of a domestic situation. A man ran from the house when officers arrived. Police found and confronted the man roughly a half-mile from the house. The man reportedly indicated that he had a weapon and made some sort of a reach, and officers shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Justin M. Riggs

Agency Responsible: Louisville Metro Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 30

Race: White

Date of Death: March 13, 2020

County: Jefferson

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: Foot

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 5630

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