Bruce Altenburger Killed by Wilmington Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1700 W 13th St
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Police were called for a report of a "distraught" and potentially armed man, according to police. Arriving officers encountered the man, who was armed with a handgun, and shot and killed him. No other details were immediately released.

Victim's Name: Bruce Altenburger

Agency Responsible: Wilmington Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 60

Race: White

Date of Death: January 23, 2017

County: New Castle

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: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 2251

Geography: Urban

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