Jose Romero Killed by Long Beach Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1600 Obispo Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

Police responded to a call for a suicidal veteran. They shot and killed him when he refused to disarm. Possibly premeditated suicide by cop.

Victim's Name: Jose Romero

Agency Responsible: Long Beach Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: September 4, 2016

County: Los Angeles

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 1852

Geography: Urban

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