Anthony Vallejo Killed by Riverside County Sheriff's Department

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
Cawston Ave. and Acacia Ave.
Mapping Police Violence:

A person released on parole was shot and killed by authorities after he emerged from his pickup following a brief pursuit and pointed a gun at law enforcement. Authorities attempted to pull him over, but the parolee sped off; police only chased after him for a short distance before he crashed into a fence then exited his vehicle while pointing a gun at police. There was a brief standoff before he was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Anthony Vallejo

Agency Responsible: Riverside County Sheriff's Department

Gender: Male

Age: 27

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: August 12, 2015

County: Riverside

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Unreported

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 733

Geography: Suburban

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