George Crenshaw Killed by Haynesville Police Department, Lowndes County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
100 Braxton Dr
Mapping Police Violence:

Police responded to a residence to serve outstanding felony arrest warrants on George Crenshaw. When officers arrived, Crenshaw ran out of the house into the woods. Crenshaw later returned to the home, as did police. Crenshaw allegedly came at them with an 8-to-10-inch knife in a kitchen. Police told him to drop the knife. When Crenshaw continued to advance toward the officers, they reportedly tried to incapacitate him with a stun gun then shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: George Crenshaw

Agency Responsible: Haynesville Police Department, Lowndes County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 55

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: November 14, 2018

County: Lowndes

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4233

Geography: Rural

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