Francis De La Cruz Killed by San Jose Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
148 E St John St
Mapping Police Violence:

Police responded to a domestic disturbance at the Donner Lofts. Occupants refused to give police entry and lit a fire inside the apartment. When police broke down the door, one man surrendered but the other attacked police with an ax. He was tasered then shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Francis De La Cruz

Agency Responsible: San Jose Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: May 28, 2017

County: Santa Clara

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: ax

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 2611

Geography: Urban

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