Jovany Mercado-Bedolla Killed by Ogden Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
32nd St and Gramercy Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

About 9 p.m. police were called to where Jovany Mercado-Bedolla was wielding a knife and approached a group of people. The person who called police said the man appeared disoriented. Four Ogden Police officers in three patrol cars arrived shortly after. When they approached Mercado-Bedolla, he showed the knife and ignored officers' repeated orders to drop it, and then started approaching the officers in a threatening manner. They shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Jovany Mercado-Bedolla

Agency Responsible: Ogden Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 26

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: August 16, 2019

County: Weber

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 4964

Geography: Suburban

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