Roger Craig Nielsen Killed by Eugene Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
100 Corliss Lane
Mapping Police Violence:

Police were called to an apartment complex where a woman reported a man had held her and a child hostage at rifle-point and threatened to kill her and her child, police said. He apparently went to a different apartment and was shot and killed when he came out with a rifle and allegedly pointed it at police.

Victim's Name: Roger Craig Nielsen

Agency Responsible: Eugene Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 31

Race: White

Date of Death: September 26, 2017

County: Lane

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: 2985

Geography: Suburban

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