Valente Acosta-Busttillos Killed by Albuquerque Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
900 Edith Blvd SE
Mapping Police Violence:

Around 1:15 p.m., officers went to a home because an employer was concerned about an employee and wanted to see if he was OK. They made contact with the person and a fight occurred between the officers and the person, at which time at least one APD officer shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Valente Acosta-Busttillos

Agency Responsible: Albuquerque Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 52

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: March 30, 2020

County: Bernalillo

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: shovel

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5701

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