Hector Lopez Killed by Phoenix Police Department

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Old Crime Scene Address:
1602 S 7th Ave
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Hector Lopez was shot and killed when he struggled with and then pointed a gun at officers who had responded to a trespassing call. A woman who was with Lopez was arrested on an unrelated felony warrant. According to police, Police said a handgun fell to the ground when Lopez opened a car door as the officers approached and that a struggle began when Lopez dove toward the gun and grabbed it.

Victim's Name: Hector Lopez

Agency Responsible: Phoenix Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 29

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: May 9, 2019

County: Maricopa

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4703

Geography: Urban

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