William Holt Killed by Erik Lindberg

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
2775 Fremont St.
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers responded to a report of gunshots at an apartment complex. Arriving officers allegedly encountered two men running through the complex, one of whom they claim was armed with a firearm. The two men were taken into custody and informed officers they were shot at by Holt. Officers went to Holt's apartment and allegedly witnessed him fire one round before going back inside. Officers began to set up a perimeter, when Holt allegedly exited the apartment with a gun. Officer Erik Lindberg shot and killed Holt.

Killer: Erik Lindberg

Agency: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Motive: gunshots

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: William Holt

Death Date: May 5, 2021

County: Clark

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 49

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

Washington Post Database ID: 6837

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