Daniel David Messmer Killed by San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
12130 Bear Valley Rd
Mapping Police Violence:

Deputies responded to a call of a man with a gun inside a Shell Gas Station at around 4 p.m. Daniel Messmer was allegedly armed with a handgun and appeared to be intoxicated. When deputies arrived, they found Messmer in a desert area east of the gas station armed with a handgun. After being told to drop his weapon, Messmer failed to comply and allegedly pointed his gun at the deputies, who shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Daniel David Messmer

Agency Responsible: San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 24

Race: White

Date of Death: February 23, 2019

County: San Bernardino

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4487

Geography: Suburban

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