Juan Manuel Correa-Leyva Killed by Pima County Sheriff's Department

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
E Ajo Way and S Country Club Rd
Mapping Police Violence:

Deputy Jose Velasco attempted to stop a vehicle that Juan Manuel Correa-Leyva allegedly was driving around 3:20 p.m. Correa tried to get away, dragging Velasco along. Velasco freed himself and followed the vehicle. Police said Correa got out and opened fire at Velasco, hitting him in the leg. The deputy shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Juan Manuel Correa-Leyva

Agency Responsible: Pima County Sheriff's Department

Gender: Male

Age: 27

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: July 17, 2018

County: Pima

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 3868

Geography: Suburban

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