Zachary Glen Hoven Killed by Billings Police Department

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A 29-year-old Billings man was shot and killed by a Billings police officer after allegedly charging at officers with a knife and not responding to commands, police said. Officer Brian Weaver shot the man three times, killing him. A second officer, Jairo Solorio, simultaneously fired a stun gun at the man.

Victim's Name: Zachary Glen Hoven

Agency Responsible: Billings Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 29

Race: White

Date of Death: April 9, 2018

County: Yellowstone

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

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: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 3598

Geography: Suburban

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