Brian Williams Killed by Bentonville Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
NW Bella Vista Rd and NW 6th St
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers arrived at a domestic disturbance involved a husband, wife, two young children, and the husband's parents. The husband's father was seriously hurt, and medical personnel treated him. Police decided the husband was the aggressor. The wife and children were barricaded in the home with the husband. Police said the man charged the officers with a kitchen knife around 3:37 a.m., and three officers shot and killed him.

Agency: Bentonville Police Department

Motive: Domestic Disturbance (intimate partner, familial)

Confrontation Type: Domestic Disturbance

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Brian Williams

Death Date: January 10, 2021

County: Benton

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 37

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6492

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