Name withheld by police Killed by Meridian Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
3600 Poplar Springs Drive
Mapping Police Violence:

A couple was riding with an unidentified man, and the driver got into an argument with the male passenger and forced him out of the car at gunpoint. The man then called police to report that his girlfriend was still in the car. An officer spotted the vehicle and attempted to get the suspect to get out of the vehicle. He told him he knew he had the gun and to place his hands on the dash. The suspect came out of the vehicle firing at the officer and was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Name withheld by police

Agency Responsible: Meridian Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Race: White

Date of Death: November 5, 2017

County: Lauderdale

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 3095

Geography: Suburban

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