Angel Nelson Killed by Riverside County Sheriff's Department

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Set Up On:
Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
1248 West Sixth Street
Mapping Police Violence:

Police conducting surveillance at the Welcome Inn at around 5:30 p.m. when they spotted a person in the parking lot and attempted to take him into custody. At some point while attempting to arrest Angel Nelson, members of the Gang Impact Team shot and killed him.

Agency: Riverside County Sheriff's Department

Motive: aggravated assault/kidnapping (suspect)

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: No

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Angel Nelson

Death Date: April 2, 2021

County: Riverside

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 23

Race: Hispanic

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: undetermined

Threat Level: undetermined

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6742

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