Mark Johnson Killed by Montpelier Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
100 Spring St
Mapping Police Violence:

At about 5 a.m., a resident in an apartment complex called the Montpelier Police Department to report that a man with a knife had attempted to enter his residence before leaving the area. Two responding Montpelier police officers saw Mark Johnson running away from the apartment complex and reportedly carrying what appeared to be a handgun. Officers ordered Johnson to drop the gun. Johnson allegedly raised the pistol in the direction of the officers, one of whom shot and killed Johnson.

Victim's Name: Mark Johnson

Agency Responsible: Montpelier Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 62

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: August 9, 2019

County: Washington

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: toy weapon

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4935

Geography: Rural

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