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Timestamp8/27/14 21:00
Date Searched8-Aug-13
StateKY - Kentucky
CountyBell
CityMiddlesboro
Victim NameLeamond Ward
Victim's Age20
Victim's GenderMale
RaceUnknown
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Shots Fired2
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponKnife or cutting instrument
SummaryAlleged convenience store robbery. People in the store were physically holding the perp (Leamond Ward) until police arrived -- when the officer did arrive, he ordered them to release Mr. Ward. Mr. Ward allegedly produced a knife and advanced towards the officer making slashing gestures. He was then shot twice and was killed. This account comes mostly from the Chief of Police in Middlesboro.
Source Linkhttp://www.wkyt.com/wymt/home/headlines/One-dead-following-shooting-involving-police-officer-in-Bell-County-218813591.html
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?3
Date of Incident8/8/13
Results Page Number1
County StateBell KY - Kentucky
Year2013