David Cuevas Killed by Lakeland Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
4660 N Socrum Loop Rd
Mapping Police Violence:

Cuevas' ex-girlfriend alerted police as the man, arrested then released in Pennsylvania on Florida sexual battery charges, sent her a string of threatening texts as he returned to Florida. Police encountered him in a hamburger restaurant parking lot. He was armed, went for the gun in his waistband, and was fatally shot.

Victim's Name: David Cuevas

Agency Responsible: Lakeland Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 42

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: February 26, 2015

County: Polk

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: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 181

Geography: Suburban

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