Nicholas Ellingson Killed by Auburn Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
300 T Street Southeast
Mapping Police Violence:

Around 8 p.m., officers were responding to a report of a disabled car. Officers discovered one of the men in the car had a warrant for his arrest and attempted to take him into custody, but instead he ran off. Officers ran after him but Nicholas Ellingson allegedly pulled a gun and aimed it at the officers, and one of the officers shot and killed him.

Agency: Auburn Police Department

Motive: Disabled car, warrant (unspecified)

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Nicholas Ellingson

Death Date: December 17, 2020

County: King

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 37

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Foot

Washington Post Database ID: 6442

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