Joel Gonzales Killed by Pueblo Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
2600 E 8th St
Mapping Police Violence:

Police were responding to a disturbance call. When they arrived they encountered Gonzales inside the home, armed. He was holding a handgun in one hand and a knife in the other. Officers repeatedly told him to drop the weapons, but Gonzales refused and advanced on officers who shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Joel Gonzales

Agency Responsible: Pueblo Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 48

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: March 24, 2016

County: Pueblo

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun and knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 1407

Geography: Suburban

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