Ruben Houston Killed by Appleton Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
222 N Oneida St
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers Christopher Biese and Paul Christensen shot and killed Ruben Houston, 47, when he exchanged shots with officers. Appleton firefighter Mitchell Lundgaard, 36, was shot and killed. A bystander, Brittany L. Schowalter, 30, was also shot and wounded. It was not reported immediately who fired the shots that killed Lundgaard and wounded Schowalter.

Victim's Name: Ruben Houston

Agency Responsible: Appleton Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 47

Race: Black

Date of Death: May 15, 2019

County: Outagamie

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: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 4721

Geography: Urban

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