Ricky Ard Killed by Evansville Police Department, Federal Protective Service

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
101 NW Martin Luther King Blvd
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A bat-wielding man was fatally shot by officers outside a federal courthouse. Police said an Evansville police officer and a federal courthouse security officer shot and killed Ricky Ard.

Victim's Name: Ricky Ard

Agency Responsible: Evansville Police Department, Federal Protective Service

Gender: Male

Age: 55

Race: Black

Date of Death: August 29, 2017

County: Vanderburgh

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: baseball bat

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 2907

Geography: Urban

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