Matthew Oxendine Killed by Robeson County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
2000 Union Chapel Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Matthew Oxendine was shot and killed by police during a standoff in a vehicle where he set the interior on fire. Police recovered a toy gun with a wooden stock and a metal bolt with a short barrel inside the vehicle.

Agency: Robeson County Sheriff's Office

Motive: erratic behavior (suicidal)

Confrontation Type: Mental Health/Welfare Check

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Matthew Oxendine

Death Date: January 9, 2021

County: Robeson

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 46

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have Actual Weapon

Weapon: toy weapon

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6489

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