Hanson, described by the police as a white supremacist and who’d served time on a hate-crime charge, stalemated with police alone in a grocery store. After a brief gun battle in the parking lot, he entered the store, ordered customers and employees out, and barricaded himself inside. Fourteen hours later he was fatally shot as officers stormed the building.

ID: 647

Victms Name: Eric Hanson
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/White

City: Lindenhurst
County: Lake
State: IL
Zip Code: 60046
Country: United States of America

Agency: Illinois State Police

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Hanson, described by the police as a white supremacist and who’d served time on a hate-crime charge, stalemated with police alone in a grocery store. After a brief gun battle in the parking lot, he entered the store, ordered customers and employees out, and barricaded himself inside. Fourteen hours later he was fatally shot as officers stormed the building.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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