Carlos Garcia Killed by U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

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Category: Police - Federal
Old Crime Scene Address:
3500 Bellefontaine Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

Michael J. Wilkins was the primary target of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration task force involved in a four-hour standoff. On Thursday, federal prosecutors charged Wilkins with possessing about 5 kilos of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Carlos Garcia, 43, died in a shootout with police at the home after Wilkins was arrested outside.

Victim's Name: Carlos Garcia

Agency Responsible: U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

Gender: Male

Age: 43

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: June 8, 2016

County: Jackson

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 1602

Geography: Urban

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