Jose Arenas Killed by Phoenix Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
7502 W. Indian School Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Around 8 p.m. Jose Arenas allegedly was at an Arco gas station when officers showed up. Arenas allegedly attempted to rob several people. They ran after Arenas, who went inside a nearby restaurant. Officers ordered Arenas to drop the gun, but he ignored them. Arenas allegedly pointed a gun at an officer, who shot and killed Arenas.

Agency: Phoenix Police Department

Motive: robbery

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Jose Arenas

Death Date: April 3, 2021

County: Maricopa

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 26

Race: Hispanic

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: foot

Washington Post Database ID: 6743

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