According to the Argus Leader: Ghost Bear called 911 to report an unwanted intoxicated person, then told a witness that when the cops arrive we are going to get it on. Officer Marc Black arrived at the scene and was met in the parking lot by Ghost Bear, who was holding a knife. Ghost Bear refused to drop the knife and pursued Black. Black attempted to use pepper spray on Ghost Bear several times before he lunged at the officer. Black fired three shots, all three hit Ghost Bear, who died.

ID: 1529

Victms Name: Luke Ghost Bear
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Race: Native American/Alaskan

City: Rapid City
County: Pennington
State: SD
Zip Code: 57701
Country: United States of America

Agency: Rapid City Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: According to the Argus Leader: Ghost Bear called 911 to report an unwanted intoxicated person, then told a witness that when the cops arrive we are going to get it on. Officer Marc Black arrived at the scene and was met in the parking lot by Ghost Bear, who was holding a knife. Ghost Bear refused to drop the knife and pursued Black. Black attempted to use pepper spray on Ghost Bear several times before he lunged at the officer. Black fired three shots, all three hit Ghost Bear, who died.

Symptoms of mental health: Drug or alcohol use

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