Salvador Figueroa Killed by North Las Vegas Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
N. Eastern and E. Searles Avenue
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers were investigating a call involving a man and woman. While officers were investigating, Figueroa fled the area on foot, leading the police on a chase. Police said the man circled back to the parking lot and toward his vehicle, where officers used a stun gun on him. The stun gun wasn't able to subdue the man and Figueroa showed a handgun, prompting an officer to shoot him multiple times.

Victim's Name: Salvador Figueroa

Agency Responsible: North Las Vegas Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 29

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: January 11, 2015

County: Clark

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

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: 45

Geography: Urban

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