Alex Flores Killed by Los Angeles Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
28th St and S Central Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

At about 8 a.m., an officer was flagged down by a person who said a man with a knife was walking northbound on Central. The officer spotted the shirtless man armed with a knife. Officers who responded reportedly saw the man confront a person with the knife, prompting that person to run away. Police made contact with the man, who was being "confrontational," and police shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Alex Flores

Agency Responsible: Los Angeles Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 34

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: November 19, 2019

County: Los Angeles

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5199

Geography: Urban

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