Lorenzo Aguilar Killed by Deming Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
W. Spruce St. and S. Zinc St.
Mapping Police Violence:

At 12:47 p.m., police were notified regarding Lorenzo Aguilar, who was known to have a felony arrest warrant. Aguilar was reported to be on Birch Street in Deming. When officers arrived, they saw Aguilar in a vehicle. As officers approached the vehicle, Aguilar fled and police pursued. Officers pursed Aguilar at speeds exceeding 100 mph within the city of Deming. Aguilar crashed into a wall at the corner of Pine and Zinc streets. Aguilar ran south on Zinc. An officer chased Aguilar behind a house on Spruce Street. A second officer arrived, and Aguilar allegedly shot at the officers, who shot and killed him.

Agency: Deming Police Department

Motive: Warrant (felony arrest)

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Lorenzo Aguilar

Death Date: November 24, 2020

County: Luna

Geography: Rural

Gender: Male

Age: 37

Race: Hispanic

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Washington Post Database ID: 6335

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