Alexander Tirado Rivera Killed by Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1128 Murfreesboro Pike
Mapping Police Violence:

Rivera, robbing a loan center, pointed what appeared to be a gun at Sgt. Scott Carter as Carter responded to the incident. Carter fired a shot and retreated. Rivera then exited the building, holding his weapon to a woman's head. Just as she broke free, wrenching Rivera's weapon away, Carter fatally shot Rivera. His weapon was an air pistol.

Victim's Name: Alexander Tirado Rivera

Agency Responsible: Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 39

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: May 30, 2015

County: Davidson

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Unreported

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: toy

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 501

Geography: Suburban

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