Kevin Peterson Jr. Killed by Clark County Sheriff's Department

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
6829 NE Hwy 99
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Deputies responded to a call of a man allegedly selling drugs. When they arrived, Peterson ran. Police sent out a press release alleging Peterson had a handgun, and shortly after producing the gun three deputies fired. Few other details exist around the circumstances of the incident.

Agency: Clark County Sheriff's Department

Motive: Selling drugs

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Kevin Peterson Jr.

Death Date: October 29, 2020

County: Clark

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 21

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Foot

Washington Post Database ID: 6272

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