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LPD releases name of officer who shot and killed armed man Monday

Lafayette Police have released the name of the officer who shot and killed Dustin Furr.

Posted: Jan 24, 2020 4:59 PM
Updated: Jan 24, 2020 5:04 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette Police have released the name of the officer who shot and killed Dustin Furr.

Police have identified the officer who fired shots as Nathan Stoneking.

LPD said he fired his weapon hitting Dustin Furr who, as we previously reported, was armed.

Officers attempted life-saving efforts, but Furr died at the scene.

Officer Stoneking is a four and a half year veteran with the department.

He remains on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation, which is protocol anytime an officer shoots their weapon.

Stoneking was honored in 2017 with a life-saving award for treating a teenager who had been shot in the leg.

A shooting review board is scheduled for Monday Jan. 27th.

News 18 plans on following up with any new details.

The previous story can be found here. 

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