Christopher Cuevas Killed by Glendale Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
59th Ave & W Northern Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

An officer responded to a home after a burglary alarm went off. When the officer arrived, he found Christopher Cuevas in the backyard of the home trying to break in. The officer confronted Cuevas in the street where he had a metal bar about 2 to 3 feet long. Police said he charged at the officer, who shot and killed Cuevas.

Agency: Glendale Police Department

Motive: Burglary

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Christopher Cuevas

Death Date: December 22, 2020

County: Maricopa

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 45

Race: Hispanic

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: metal object

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6437

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