Rueben Galindo Killed by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

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Police said Rueben Galindo was fatally shot after calling the police to say he had a gun. Galindo was not speaking English when he called the emergency line, police said. According to police, when Officers Courtney Suggs and David Guerra arrived they found an armed man, Galindo, outside an apartment complex. Galindo refused to drop the weapon, and the officers shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Rueben Galindo

Agency Responsible: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 29

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: September 6, 2017

County: Mecklenburg

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 2931

Geography: Suburban

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