Juan Angel Pinedo Killed by Las Cruces Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1755 El Paseo Rd
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Juan Angel Pinedo was shot and killed after he led police on a foot pursuit for several city blocks and across the Las Cruces High School campus. Pinedo allegedly was armed with a handgun. Pinedo was wanted by police after he was suspected of pointing a handgun at a man and firing a couple of rounds into the air after confronting his ex-girlfriend.

Victim's Name: Juan Angel Pinedo

Agency Responsible: Las Cruces Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 32

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: September 27, 2018

County: Dona Ana

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: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4066

Geography: Suburban

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