Shane Tilman Kent Killed by Buncombe County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
60 Court Plaza
Mapping Police Violence:

Shane Tilman Kent allegedly opened fire at the Buncombe County Courthouse from inside a Chevrolet SUV. Deputies within the courthouse immediately confronted Kent, and Deputies Scott Robinson and Todd Ernst shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Shane Tilman Kent

Agency Responsible: Buncombe County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 29

Race: White

Date of Death: March 31, 2020

County: Buncombe

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Justified by District Attorney

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5702

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