Eric David Sauerhagen Killed by Bozeman Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
3172 Summer View Ln
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A man called 911 late and reported that his drunk roommate was assaulting him. Several officers responded at 11:44 p.m. The person who reported the assault was outside. His alleged assailant, Eric Sauerhagen, was inside. Police told him to come to the door and comply with officers. Sauerhagen, armed with a hatchet and a handgun, came toward officers at the front door, and he was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Eric David Sauerhagen

Agency Responsible: Bozeman Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 31

Race: White

Date of Death: January 3, 2019

County: Gallatin

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Drug or alcohol use

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4505

Geography: Suburban

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