Fred Cardenas Killed by Fort Worth Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
4900 E Lancaster Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

Police responded to a domestic disturbance call, in which a 911 caller reported that her father was intoxicated and walking around with a gun. Officers drove saw a man with a gun who matched the 911 caller's description. They pulled over and began giving the man orders. When he raised his gun toward the officers, one officer shot and killed him with a shotgun blast.

Victim's Name: Fred Cardenas

Agency Responsible: Fort Worth Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 52

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: April 25, 2017

County: Tarrant

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Drug or alcohol use

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 2529

Geography: Urban

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