Simon Pancho Killed by Tucson Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1200 West Calle Rancho Rio
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A teenager was facing multiple felony counts for alleged crimes in midtown Tucson including armed robbery, aggravated assault with a weapon, aggravated robbery and burglary, police said. Officers had tracked the boy to an address on the city's south side. As they moved in around 11 a.m. to make an arrest, the boy produced a handgun, and an officer shot and killed him.

Agency: Tucson Police Department

Motive: Assault with deadly weapon, robbery, burglary

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: No

Body Camera: Yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Simon Pancho

Death Date: August 26, 2020

County: Pima

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 17

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: 6121

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