March 24, 2022
Man shot, killed by Gillette police
GILLETTE (WNE) — A man was killed in a police shooting in Gillette Monday afternoon.
Officers responded to the 500 block of East Lincoln Street for the report of a man, who has not been identified, shooting a handgun in the street.
When officers arrived, they saw the man with the gun. He refuses multiple requests to drop the gun, according to a press release from the City of Gillette.
They tried subduing him with a taser but were unsuccessful. They kept asking him to drop the weapon then he pointed it at them.
“At least one” officer fired and hit t...