Nikolas Wanner Killed by Laclede County Sheriff's Office, Missouri Highway Patrol

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
32000 Delta Rd
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Deputies and the Missouri Highway Patrol were dispatched at 4:39 p.m. in reference to an intoxicated male in possession of a firearm threatening to commit suicide. Deputies arrived and attempted to negotiate with Nikolas Wanner, who was inside the home. At approximately 7 p.m., Wanner came out the back door of the home armed with two rifles and a handgun. Wanner pointed the rifle at the deputy, who fired one round from a 12 gauge shotgun killing Wanner.

Victim's Name: Nikolas Wanner

Agency Responsible: Laclede County Sheriff's Office, Missouri Highway Patrol

Gender: Male

Age: 32

Race: White

Date of Death: November 23, 2017

County: Laclede

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 3161

Geography: Rural

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