Antonio Black Bear Killed by Denver Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
10th Avenue and Inca Street
Mapping Police Violence:

Police were called around 5 p.m. where a man was pointing a gun at people in a car, police said. When officers arrived Antonio Black Bear allegedly turned and advanced toward them, ignoring commands to drop his gun. The officers shot and killed him.

Agency: Denver Police Department

Motive: Assault with deadly weapon

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Antonio Black Bear

Death Date: September 9, 2020

County: Denver

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 41

Race: Native American

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have Actual Weapon

Weapon: toy weapon

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6161

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