Virgill Thorpe Killed by Colorado Springs Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
3200 Oak Creek Dr E
Mapping Police Violence:

Police received a call around 10 p.m. from a woman involved in a domestic disturbance that the man had a rifle. When officers arrived to the home, they reportedly spoke to Virgill Thorpe outside before he ran inside the house to grab the rifle and then pointed it at officers who shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Virgill Thorpe

Agency Responsible: Colorado Springs Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 28

Race: Black

Date of Death: April 19, 2020

County: El Paso

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: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5761

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