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GREENSBORO – Authorities identified the officer who shot and killed an armed Greensboro man Monday as Officer DA Young.
Young, who joined the department in 2013, is currently assigned to the patrol department, police said in a press release.
Young is on administrative duty while the Professional Standards Division is conducting an internal investigation into the incident.
GREENSBORO – Authorities identified a Greensboro man as an armed suspect who was shot and killed by a police officer Monday after escaping a vehicle stop, police said in a press release.
Lewis Latrell Harrison
Courtesy of the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office
Lewis Latrell Harrison III, 25, is charged with assault and assault by pointing a gun, assaulting a police officer with a deadly weapon, possession of a stolen firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, and resisting, delaying and obstruction of an officer.
Just before 5 p.m. Monday, Harrison fled a vehicle that stopped on South Elm-Eugene Street and West Vandalia Road, armed with a handgun, and led an officer on a chase, police said.
When Harrison raised his gun in the direction of the officer, police said the officer fired his own gun and hit Harrison.
Harrison kept running, ditching his gun along the way. The police have now secured the gun, Greensboro police chief Brian James told the media on Monday. The man was arrested behind an apartment building in the area, James said.