Alexander Scott Killed by Wilburton Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
OK-2 and W Main Street
Mapping Police Violence:

Officer Richard Johnston responded around 8:15 p.m. to a call about an intoxicated man walking along State Highway 2 near a convenience store. When Johnston arrived, Alexander Scott reportedly "turned and threw a bottle at the patrol car" before advancing toward Johnston's door. Johntson got out of the patrol car and was stabbed several times in the neck and shoulder by Scott. Johnston shot and killed Scott.

Victim's Name: Alexander Scott

Agency Responsible: Wilburton Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 30

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: May 27, 2020

County: Latimer

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Drug or alcohol use

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5859

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