Alejandro Hernandez Killed by Phoenix Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
40th Ave and Van Buren St
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Officers responded to a reported violation of an order of protection around 9:45 a.m. at a home. Police said Alejandro Hernandez went to his parents' home, which was against the court order. He left by the time officers arrived. Police found Hernandez walking along a canal. Police said he had a sheet wrapped around an object that appeared to be a gun. Hernandez allegedly pointed the suspected weapon at officers several times before an officer shot and killed him. Police said a replica rifle was recovered.

Victim's Name: Alejandro Hernandez

Agency Responsible: Phoenix Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 26

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: April 29, 2019

County: Maricopa

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: toy weapon

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4693

Geography: Urban

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