Luke Ghost Bear (1529)

3/9/2003: 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.

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