Sought by deputies for charges related to stealing an air-conditioning unit from a church, Buchanan tried to flee in his car, wrecked the vehicle in a 100 MPH police chase, abandoned the car, then refused to stop threatening the deputies with a knife as they approached. He was fatally shot.

ID: 1726

Victms Name: David Alan Buchanan
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Lillington
County: Harnett
State: NC
Zip Code: 27546
Country: United States of America

Agency: Harnett County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Sought by deputies for charges related to stealing an air-conditioning unit from a church, Buchanan tried to flee in his car, wrecked the vehicle in a 100 MPH police chase, abandoned the car, then refused to stop threatening the deputies with a knife as they approached. He was fatally shot.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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