Marcos Antonio Gastelum Killed by Pima County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
South Leonard Ave and W Floyd St
Mapping Police Violence:

Deputy Koby Knodle responded to a call about a person in a vehicle taking pictures of kids in the area and trying to lure them into a car. Knodle spotted the suspect's vehicle and attempted to stop it. Gastelum did not comply and continued down the street before stopping in a driveway. Knodle and Gastelum got out of their vehicles and began fighting, according to police. Knodle then shot and killed Gastelum.

Victim's Name: Marcos Antonio Gastelum

Agency Responsible: Pima County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 25

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: August 16, 2016

County: Pima

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: unarmed

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 1792

Geography: Rural

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