Kortney Shawn Price Killed by Caldwell County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
Roseboro Road
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Deputies with the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office responded to an armed robbery. The victim of the robbery said a person had taken a red Honda Civic from them at gunpoint. A deputy later saw the Civic, and when the deputy tried to stop it, the driver, Kortney Shawn Price, fled. Police chased Price until the the Civic ran off the road. Deputies approached the vehicle, and Price failed to obey the deputies' commands, and they shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Kortney Shawn Price

Agency Responsible: Caldwell County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 44

Race: White

Date of Death: May 3, 2020

County: Avery

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: other

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 5770

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