Raul Antonio Menjivar Saabedra Killed by Preston Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff's Office

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Officers with the Preston Police Department and deputies with the Franklin County sheriff's office responded at about 8:30 p.m. to a report of a suspicious man at Stokes Grocery. Officers escorted Raul Antonio Menjivar Saabedra outside where he allegedly pulled a knife and was shot after a Taser reportedly failed to incapacitate him.

Victim's Name: Raul Antonio Menjivar Saabedra

Agency Responsible: Preston Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 50

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: November 19, 2019

County: Franklin

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Justified by Prosecuting Attorney

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5205

Geography: Rural

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