Andrew Allen Courser Killed by Michigan State Police

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
9700 North Wyman Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Troopers responded for an armed person showing irrational behavior. Andrew Allen Courser allegedly fired a gun near homes and yelled at cars driving by. When troopers and a Home Township police officer arrived, Courser shot at them. Troopers then returned fire. Courser barricaded himself in a barn that was about a quarter of a mile away. After four hours, he came out of the barn with a gun and pointed his gun at police. Troopers then shot and killed Courser.

Agency: Michigan State Police

Motive: person with a gun/erratic behavior

Confrontation Type: Person with a Weapon (gun)

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Andrew Allen Courser

Death Date: February 21, 2021

County: Montcalm

Geography: Rural

Gender: Male

Age: 38

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: foot

Washington Post Database ID: 6641

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