Lyana Gilmore Killed by Pueblo Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
2000 West 15th Street
Mapping Police Violence:

Police received a report of an in-progress home invasion at a home around 10:20 p.m. An armed woman had entered the home and threatened the residents. Officers responded to the home, where all but one of the occupants had escaped. The lone remaining resident, an elderly male, was still inside the home with the woman. A short time later, Lyana Gilmore came out of the home and was confronted by officers. The officers ordered her to drop her firearm, but she failed to do so, and police shot and killed her.

Agency: Pueblo Police Department

Motive: Burglary

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Lyana Gilmore

Death Date: August 11, 2020

County: Pueblo

Geography: Urban

Gender: Female

Age: 48

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6058

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