Antonio Cantu Killed by Aransas Pass Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1307 W. Wheeler Ave.
Mapping Police Violence:

Police responded to reports of a suspicious man at a gas station. Police allege the man began fighting with officers and police put him in a vehicle. Officers claim the man got out of the vehicle, took out a firearm, and shot at officers. Officers returned fire and killed the man.

Agency: Aransas Pass Police Department

Motive: suspicious activity

Confrontation Type: None/Unknown

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Antonio Cantu

Death Date: April 19, 2021

County: San Patricio

Geography: Rural

Gender: Male

Age: 52

Race: Hispanic

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6797

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