Michael Seltzer Killed by Las Cruces Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
900 N. Tornillo Street
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers responded to a report of a man with suicidal intentions. The man allegedly shot at officers when they arrived. He barricaded himself inside his home and didn't respond to loudspeaker orders for him to lay down his firearm and come out. The armed man eventually came out of his home and confronted three officers who shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Michael Seltzer

Agency Responsible: Las Cruces Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 81

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: June 8, 2020

County: Dona Ana

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: 5909

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