Luis Manuel Vasquez Gomez Killed by New York Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1047 Amsterdam Ave.
Mapping Police Violence:

Vasquez was allegedly suicidal and opened fire at an outdoor carol service. An officer and detective who were assigned to the event drew their guns and approached Vasquez. They opened fire, and Vasquez later died in the hospital.

Agency: New York Police Department

Motive: Shooting

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: No

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Luis Manuel Vasquez Gomez

Death Date: December 13, 2020

County: New York

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 52

Race: Hispanic

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Washington Post Database ID: 6415

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