Giovanni Cedano-Amaro Killed by Forrest Walker, Laura Meza, Tyler Edwards, Collin Francis

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
E Tonopah Ave & N Bruce St
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers responded around 2 a.m. to investigate reports of a man with a gun when they saw someone carrying a machete. The officers reportedly ordered the man to drop the knife, but he failed to comply. He allegedly lunged at the officers with the machete raised, and four of the responding officers--Officers Forrest Walker, Laura Meza, Tyler Edwards and Collin Francis--shot and killed the man.

Killer: Forrest Walker, Laura Meza, Tyler Edwards, Collin Francis

Agency: North Las Vegas Police Department

Motive: Person with a gun

Confrontation Type: Person with a Weapon (gun)

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Giovanni Cedano-Amaro

Death Date: July 29, 2020

County: Clark

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 21

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: machete

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6011

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