Mario Sanabria Killed by New York Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
230 Brook Avenue
Mapping Police Violence:

Police were executing a search warrant at an apartment. Two officers went to a rear bedroom where they were confronted by Mario Sanabria, who was brandishing a machete-type sword. He was ordered to drop the weapon and allegedly refused to comply. Police said he continued to approach an officer, and the officer fired one shot, killing him.

Victim's Name: Mario Sanabria

Agency Responsible: New York Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 69

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: December 5, 2017

County: Bronx

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: machete

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 3182

Geography: Urban

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