Timestamp8/23/14 18:19
Date Searched25-Nov-11
StateCO - Colorado
CityFort Collins
Victim NameScott Raymond Mendias
Victim's Age41
Victim's GenderMale
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Shots Fired1
Hit or Killed?Hit
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponToy/fake/non-lethal gun
Summary911 caller had seen a "crazy" man with curly, dark brown hair wearing a plastic child's fireman hat loading a gun. The three officers told Mendias to show them his hands. He told officers he had a toy gun and he began to move forward.The weapon appeared to be a semi-automatic handgun in his waistband, one of the officers tried to subdue Mendias with peppery spray but it proved ineffective. Crosland shot Mendias once.
Source Linkhttp://www.denverpost.com/ci_19481009
Name of Officer or OfficersMike Crosland
Was the Shooting Justified?4
County StateLarimer CO - Colorado