Phet Gouvonvong Killed by Worcester Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
265 Grafton St.
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Police received a call from a man claiming that he was carrying a rifle and a bomb, threatening to detonate the bomb. Police began negotiating with Gouvonvong, who was allegedly heavily armed. Police claim Gouvonvong began getting increasingly agitated, and they shot and killed him.

Agency: Worcester Police Department

Motive: bomb threat

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Phet Gouvonvong

Death Date: April 21, 2021

County: Worcester

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 31

Race: Asian

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6795

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