Efren Esquivel Killed by San Jose Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Kollmar Dr and Story Rd
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Police were trying to find a stolen car when a man jumped through its sunroof and started behaving erratically, police said. The incident occurred around 12:52 p.m. Three officers blocked the vehicle. The driver refused and rammed his vehicle into a patrol car.He allegedly drove the vehicle at officers when one officer was struck and dragged with the vehicle and pinned between the stolen vehicle and a parked vehicle. All three officers fired at the suspect, killing him.

Victim's Name: Efren Esquivel

Agency Responsible: San Jose Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 24

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: May 4, 2019

County: Santa Clara

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Vehicle

Weapon: vehicle

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 5417

Geography: Suburban

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