Orlando Abeyta Killed by Albuquerque Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Central Ave SE and San Pedro Dr NE
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers were patrolling about 3 p.m. when they saw a man crossing Central, waving a firearm in the air. Police reportedly walked up to him, and an officer shot and killed him. Details as to what precipitated the killing were withheld by police.

Victim's Name: Orlando Abeyta

Agency Responsible: Albuquerque Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 28

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: January 6, 2020

County: Bernalillo

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: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5354

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