Sully Lanier Killed by Parker County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
100 Couch Ct
Mapping Police Violence:

Sully Lanier called 911 repeatedly and demanded to talk to deputies. He told dispatchers that he was in possession of a firearm. Deputies traveled to the source of the call and upon their arrival Lanier refused to disarm himself and leave the residence.He began threatening the life of the officers. Authorities say Lanier sounded incoherent and continued to call 911 with deputies at the scene. Lanier, armed with an AR-15, eventually exited the home and charged at law enforcement despite verbal commands for him to get on the ground. Lanier fired off five shots before deputies returned fire.

Victim's Name: Sully Lanier

Agency Responsible: Parker County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 36

Race: White

Date of Death: September 4, 2015

County: Parker

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: 803

Geography: Rural

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