Daniel Allen Yielding Killed by Searcy County Sheriff's Office

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AR 27 and CR 56
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Searcy County sheriff's deputies and officers from the state Department of Correction were pursuing Daniel Allen Yielding based on an outstanding warrant for a parole violation and reports that he was seen fleeing a home, police said. Police spotted Yielding allegedly armed with a knife in a wooded area. He was ordered to drop the knife but refused to comply and moved toward a correction officer, who shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Daniel Allen Yielding

Agency Responsible: Searcy County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 23

Race: White

Date of Death: April 6, 2018

County: Searcy

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: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 3590

Geography: Rural

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