Joshua Bacco Killed by El Mirage Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
N El Frio St & W Rosewood Dr
Mapping Police Violence:

Two officers were called out around 3 p.m. to a neighborhood because of a suicidal man making threats. When they got there, they saw a man with two knives and ordered him to drop them. He allegedly threw a knife at officers before he was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Joshua Bacco

Agency Responsible: El Mirage Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 31

Race: White

Date of Death: April 7, 2020

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: knife

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5728

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