Sidney Holst Killed by Canyon County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
15000 Yoder Ave
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Canyon County Sheriff's deputies responded about 8:22 a.m. on a report of a domestic disturbance. During the course of the call, Sidney Holst barricaded himself in the residence. About 1:30 p.m., the man left the back of the home with a handgun. Holst reportedly failed to obey commands and a police dog was sicced on him. He allegedly pointed the gun at officers, and two deputies shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Sidney Holst

Agency Responsible: Canyon County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 49

Race: White

Date of Death: September 1, 2019

County: Canyon

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: 4996

Geography: Rural

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