Austin Chase Swindle Killed by Bryant Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
5100 Hurricane Dr
Mapping Police Violence:

About 8:30 p.m. police went to an apartment complex to check on Austin Swindle's well-being. That check was "based on a report from a concerned family member." Police said it was a confrontation with a suicidal suspect. After the officer was shot, Swindle left the apartment while armed with the shotgun. He reportedly failed to comply with orders to drop the gun, then pointed the shotgun at police who shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Austin Chase Swindle

Agency Responsible: Bryant Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 24

Race: White

Date of Death: December 23, 2019

County: Saline

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5329

Geography: Suburban

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