Joshua Squires Killed by Raul Cabrera

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
3755 N. Nellis Blvd.
Mapping Police Violence:

Police heard that a man was attempting to start trees and cars on fire in northeast Las Vegas. An officer found the man, who took off running, and an officer took off in foot pursuit of the individual. He continued to pursue the man on foot until he pulled out a black handgun and turned and pointed it at the officer. The man then fled to a residence in the Storeyville Manufactured Home Community. Several people came out, but a woman who said he would not allow her to leave. Police attempted to take the man into custody, but he would not surrender. They entered the mobile home and at least one officer shot and killed him.

Killer: Raul Cabrera

Agency: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Motive: Arson

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: No

Body Camera: Yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Joshua Squires

Death Date: August 10, 2020

County: Clark

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 32

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6059

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