Matthew Patton Killed by Gregory Hilton, Shaun War, Nicolas Grazioso

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
W Sahara Ave & S Las Vegas Blvd
Mapping Police Violence:

Police conducted a vehicle stop around 11:10 p.m. and learned that the driver was wanted on a felony warrant, police said. The man fled in his vehicle, and police pursued. An officer used a Pursuit Immobilization Technique, or a PIT maneuver, to stop the vehicle, and the man left the car and starting running away. The man allegedly was armed with a knife. Police said the man turned toward officers, and Officers Gregory Hilton, Francisco Mazon, Shaun Ward and Nicholas Grazioso shot and killed him.

Killer: Gregory Hilton, Shaun War, Nicolas Grazioso

Agency: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Motive: Traffic violation

Confrontation Type: Traffic Stop

Service Call: No

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Matthew Patton

Death Date: September 9, 2020

County: Clark

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Other

Washington Post Database ID: 6154

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