Cockrum had allegedy ran from authorities in Rio Rico before being stopped by police in Nogales. Officers from the Nogales Police Department and Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office fired over 30 times at Cockrum, who was driving an 18-wheeler at the time he was killed. Details as to what led to the pursuit are not available at this time.
Agency: Nogales Police Department, Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office
Confrontation Type: None/Unknown
Service Call: Unavailable
Body Camera: no
Official Disposition: Pending investigation
Victim Name: Glen Ray Cockrum Jr.
Death Date: May 24, 2021
County: Santa Cruz
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Criminal Charges: No known charges
Mental Illness: No
Threat Level: other
Washington Post Database ID: 6883