Loren Benjamin Simpson Killed by Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
3618 White Buffalo Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Deputies received multiple calls on a stolen purple Explorer, driven by Simpson. Two deputies pursued him and paused at the head of a dead-end road, where they knew he would have to exit. Simpson threatened them with the vehicle, they opened fire, and fatally shot him. The two deputies involved later resigned from the force.

Victim's Name: Loren Benjamin Simpson

Agency Responsible: Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 28

Race: White

Date of Death: January 8, 2015

County: Yellowstone

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Vehicle

Weapon: vehicle

Threat Level: undetermined

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 29

Geography: Rural

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