Gary Lee Tierney Sr. Killed by Fayetteville Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1300 Pamalee Drive
Mapping Police Violence:

A police standoff involving Gary Lee Tierney Sr. began around 7:32 p.m. when officers were dispatched about a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers made contact with Tierney, who had barricaded himself in the home while being armed with a handgun. Tierney refused to obey commands and reportedly fired multiple shots from a handgun during the standoff, and at one point fired toward the officers who shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Gary Lee Tierney Sr.

Agency Responsible: Fayetteville Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 73

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: March 4, 2020

County: Cumberland

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: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5612

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