Mary Lawrence Killed by Poteau Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Dewey Ave & N Saddler St
Mapping Police Violence:

A Poteau officer entered a home regarding a domestic disturbance and reportedly ordered Mary Lawrence to show her hands. Once she brought her hands up the officer saw that she was holding a knife. The officer ordered Lawrence to drop the knife. Instead, Lawrence rushed towards the homeowner with the knife raised, and the officer shot and killed her.

Victim's Name: Mary Lawrence

Agency Responsible: Poteau Police Department

Gender: Female

Age: 39

Race: White

Date of Death: June 3, 2020

County: LeFlore

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5898

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