Oroville Police release name of man killed by officers

Apr 29, 2014 1:37 PM

The Oroville Police Department has released the name of the man killed in yesterday’s officer involved shooting at the Sunset Inn on Feather River Blvd. in Oroville.

Officers Jared Cooley, John Nickelson and Marcus Tennigkeit fired at 53-year-old Victor Coleman when he confronted the officers with a knife.

Coleman died at the scene.

One officer received minor injuries during the incident and all the involved officers have been placed on administrative leave.

An investigation is being conducted by the Butte County Officer Involved Shooting Protocol team.


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