Maurice Earl Pierce (5749)

12/23/2010: Pierce ran a stop sign in North Austin at around 10:54pm. After pulling over, Pierce fled on foot. As officer Brad Smith pursued in his vehicle, officer Frank Wilson gave chase on foot. A struggled ensued as Wilson attempted to tase Pierce, who grabbed his utility knife and slashed the officer's neck. Pierce was fatally shot attempting to flee.

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