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Timestamp8/23/14 22:06
Date Searched15-Feb-12
StateHI - Hawaii
CountyKauai
CityOmao
Victim NameRichard Louis
Victim's Age62
Victim's GenderMale
RaceWhite
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Shots Fired4
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponBlunt object (clubs, hammers, etc.)
SummaryLouis was fleeing a bench warrant and barricaded himself in his girlfriend's house. Officers surrounded him on the roof. He grabbed a "metal object" and threatened to kill an officer before the officer opened fire. Family filed a wrongful death suit.
Source Linkhttp://www.mauinews.com/page/content.detail/id/558262/Details-emerge-in-fatal-police-shooting-on-Kauai.html?nav=5031
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?1
County StateKauai HI - Hawaii
Year2012