Michael Giles Killed by Lompoc Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1100 North H Street
Mapping Police Violence:

Police were called to the Jet Action Laundromat. The caller said that a man, possibly intoxicated, was harassing and threatening patrons and staff at the business, according to police. Officers responded and upon arrival, they were confronted by a male subject who immediately drew a large knife. Giles took off running, eventually losing the officers who were chasing him. Police ultimately found Giles, who confronted the officers with the knife. He was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Michael Giles

Agency Responsible: Lompoc Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 27

Race: White

Date of Death: November 21, 2016

County: Santa Barbara

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 2064

Geography: Suburban

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