Modesto "Marrero Desto" Reyes Killed by Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
500 Eiseman Ave.
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Deputies attempted to stop a red Dodge Ram around 10:20 p.m. The driver, Modesto Reyes, fled, and deputies pursued. The pursuit ended when Reyes got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. He reportedly tripped and fell, and deputies caught up to him. As the deputy approached Reyes to handcuff him, he reportedly turned around and aimed a gun at the deputy who shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Modesto "Marrero Desto" Reyes

Agency Responsible: Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 35

Race: Black

Date of Death: May 27, 2020

County: Jefferson

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Other

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 5846

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