Richard Solitro Killed by Los Angeles Police Department

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Set Up On:
Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Sunset Blvd. and Fairfax Ave.
Mapping Police Violence:

Solitro allegedly cut off a patrol car before putting his vehicle into reverse and striking the patrol vehicle. Solitro allegedly exited the vehicle with a hand behind his back. Police shot and killed him.

Agency: Los Angeles Police Department

Motive: cut off patrol car

Confrontation Type: Traffic Stop

Service Call: No

Body Camera: yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Richard Solitro

Death Date: April 24, 2021

County: Los Angeles

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 34

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have Actual Weapon

Weapon: no object

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6804

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