Griggs was wanted for attempted murder and robbery charges the previous month. Deputies spotted his car, tried to detain him, and set up a four-hour armed standoff during which Griggs threatened suicide. When he pointed his weapon at officers, he was shot to death.

ID: 1588

Victms Name: Christian Leshawn Griggs
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Boone
County: Watauga
State: NC
Zip Code: 28607
Country: United States of America

Agency: Watauga County Sheriff’s Office, Boone Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Griggs was wanted for attempted murder and robbery charges the previous month. Deputies spotted his car, tried to detain him, and set up a four-hour armed standoff during which Griggs threatened suicide. When he pointed his weapon at officers, he was shot to death.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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