Name withheld by police Killed by Navajo Sheriff's Department

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Officers were attempting to stop an armed man who sped off in his car. Police say he eventually got out of the vehicle, and allegedly pointed a shotgun at officers, who opened fire and killed him.

Agency: Navajo Sheriff's Department

Motive: person with a gun

Confrontation Type: Person with a Weapon (gun)

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Name withheld by police

Death Date: February 24, 2021

County: Apache

Geography: Rural

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: car

Washington Post Database ID: 6634

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