Russell Van Liddell Killed by Brian Zimmerman

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Loon Creek Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Around 10 p.m. at the Tin Cup campground in Custer County, Russell Van Liddell reportedly confronted a group of 16 to 18 campers after wandering into their campsite. The campers did not know Liddell and an argument followed. Bonners Ferry Police Chief Brian Zimmerman shot and killed him.

Killer: Brian Zimmerman

Agency: Bonners Ferry Police Department

Motive: Disturbance

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Russell Van Liddell

Death Date: August 1, 2020

County: Custer

Geography: Undetermined

Gender: Male

Age: 73

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

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