Name withheld by police Killed by Meridian Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
13th St. and 30th Ave.
Mapping Police Violence:

A man ran away from police after attempting to burglarize a home. Several police agencies were involved in the chase that ended near the intersection of 13th Street and 30th Avenue. The alleged burglar was allegedly armed with a knife and attacked one of the officers with the weapon. Three officers shot and killed the man.

Agency: Meridian Police Department

Motive: Burglary

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Name withheld by police

Death Date: February 2, 2021

County: Lauderdale

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: foot

Washington Post Database ID: 6565

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