Zachary Richardson Killed by Leicester Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
90 S. Main St.
Mapping Police Violence:

A man allegedly crashed an SUV into the Leicester Police Station, repeatedly ramming his vehicle into the front doors until he gained entry into the building. Responding officers saw the SUV in the front door and encountered the man. Police claim the man placed a rifle on his shoulder and aimed it at the officers. The police officers shot and killed him.

Agency: Leicester Police Department

Motive: deliberate car crash, vehicular assault

Confrontation Type: Other Crimes Against People

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Zachary Richardson

Death Date: May 9, 2021

County: Worcester

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 24

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6844

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