Elvin Jesus Diaz Killed by Hackensack Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
10 Temple Ave
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Three city police officers went to 10 Temple Avenue around 1:30 p.m. to check on Elvin Diaz at the request of county probation officials. Hackensack Police Director Michael Mordaga said Diaz was armed with "a very large knife" when the shooting occurred.

Victim's Name: Elvin Jesus Diaz

Agency Responsible: Hackensack Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 24

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: May 21, 2015

County: Bergen

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Unreported

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 485

Geography: Urban

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