Raul Rosas-Carsosa Killed by Denver Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
2600 South Federal Blvd.
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing. When they arrived, they spotted a man allegedly armed with a knife. Officers told the person to drop the knife, but claim they continued to advance toward the officers. Officers deployed a pepper ball and taser, before one officer fired multiple shots at the individual, killing them.

Agency: Denver Police Department

Motive: stabbing

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Raul Rosas-Carsosa

Death Date: May 19, 2021

County: Denver

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 52

Race: Hispanic

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6870

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