Martin Louis Douglas Jr. Killed by Indiana State Police

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
W. Deaver Rd. and S. 300 W
Mapping Police Violence:

Brown County police alerted other departments about a despondent person who was possibly armed around 11:40 a.m. A Columbus officer spotted the truck. But when he tried to stop it, Martin Louis Douglas Jr. refused to stop and fled from the officer, and police from several departments pursued. Douglas allegedly drove erratically and at high speeds. After he struck a tire-deflating device, Douglas then allegedly stopped in the roadway and fired approximately 15 rounds from an AR-15, fled again, and after a second exchange of gunfire, police shot and killed him.

Agency: Indiana State Police

Motive: Traffic stop, welfare check

Confrontation Type: Traffic Stop

Service Call: Yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Martin Louis Douglas Jr.

Death Date: March 10, 2021

County: Batholomew

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 30

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

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