Kirk Figueroa Killed by Boston Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
136 Gladstone St
Mapping Police Violence:

Figueroa's roommate called 911 after Figueroa allegedly threatened him with a knife. Figueroa, a local constable, opened fire when police responded, seriously wounding two officers, according to authorities. Officials said he was killed in gun battle with police.

Victim's Name: Kirk Figueroa

Agency Responsible: Boston Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 33

Race: Black

Date of Death: October 12, 2016

County: Suffolk

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 1960

Geography: Urban

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