Jose Mendez Killed by Kansas City, KS Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
S Coy St and Gilmore Ave
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Police said that Mendez assaulted a Kansas City, Missouri, police officer, prompting a chase that ended on the other side of the state line. He allegedly produced a gun during a foot pursuit and was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Jose Mendez

Agency Responsible: Kansas City, KS Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 37

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: August 9, 2019

County: Wyandotte

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun and vehicle

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4934

Geography: Urban

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