Name withheld by police Killed by Sanders County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
2951 MT-200
Mapping Police Violence:

Sanders County law enforcement were called to the Naughty Pine Saloon for a man allegedly armed with a handgun and assault rifle who was barricaded inside. Negotiations began with the man, but he allegedly refused to cooperate and SWAT teams came to the scene. Eventually the man exited the saloon and SWAT members attempted to use less lethal rounds to stop hiim. He allegedly began firing at pursuing officers, who returned fire and fatally wounded the man.

Agency: Sanders County Sheriff's Office

Motive: Person with a gun

Confrontation Type: Person with a Weapon (gun)

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Name withheld by police

Death Date: December 11, 2020

County: Sanders

Geography: Rural

Gender: Male

Age: 35

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: foot

Washington Post Database ID: 6421

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