Frankie Santos Killed by Tacoma Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
5600 South Lawrence Street
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers responded to 911 calls about a man acting erratically and possibly armed with a handgun. When police arrived, they found Frankie Santos with a gun and acting strangely, police said. Officers ordered him to drop his weapon, but he didn't comply. He then fired at the officers, who shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Frankie Santos

Agency Responsible: Tacoma Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 58

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: September 10, 2017

County: Pierce

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 2937

Geography: Suburban

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