Pedro Cruz-Amado Killed by Cleveland County Sheriff's Office

Blast Zone No. 26151 - 1 Comment
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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
1300 E Stage Coach Trail
Mapping Police Violence:

A deputy was called to assist a suicidal man. Cruz-Amado attacked the deputy with a chair, and the deputy shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Pedro Cruz-Amado

Agency Responsible: Cleveland County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 24

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: June 21, 2016

County: Cleveland

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: undetermined

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 1643

Geography: Rural

Amado100 Says:

Pedro Cruz Amado did not have a mental illness, nor was he called for any suicidal reasons. He was a white/Brazilian male, not Hispanic. Lastly, he never attacked the deputy, as no item or part of him touched the deputy.

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