Juan Torres Killed by Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
W Narramore Rd and S 209th Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office got a 911 call shortly before midnight about a disturbance. At the location, deputies made contact with Juan Torres in the backyard of a home. He reportedly threw a wrench and struck one of the deputies. Torres allegedly approached deputies with a hammer, and two deputies shot and killed Torres.

Victim's Name: Juan Torres

Agency Responsible: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 39

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: April 12, 2019

County: Maricopa

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: wrench

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 4643

Geography: Suburban

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