Police were called to a 7-11 by a store clerk reporting that a man in a black jeep was aiming a red laser pointer at him. When an officer located the vehicle down the street, he ordered the driver, a white male, to step out. Instead the man put the car in reverse, rammed a patrol car, and led officers on a high-speed chase toward downtown. The pursuit when the Jeep crashed on top of a fire hydrant. As SWAT officers set up a perimeter, Shaun Gilman, barricaded himself inside his vehicle and displayed a crossbow and what officers believed to be the barrel of a rifle. When Gilman directed the metal pipe toward the street, eight officers fired upon his vehicle, killing him.

ID: 11746

Victms Name: Shaun Gilman
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/White

City: Denver
County: Denver
State: CO
Zip Code: 80203
Country: United States of America

Agency: Denver Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Police were called to a 7-11 by a store clerk reporting that a man in a black jeep was aiming a red laser pointer at him. When an officer located the vehicle down the street, he ordered the driver, a white male, to step out. Instead the man put the car in reverse, rammed a patrol car, and led officers on a high-speed chase toward downtown. The pursuit when the Jeep crashed on top of a fire hydrant. As SWAT officers set up a perimeter, Shaun Gilman, barricaded himself inside his vehicle and displayed a crossbow and what officers believed to be the barrel of a rifle. When Gilman directed the metal pipe toward the street, eight officers fired upon his vehicle, killing him.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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